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November 14, 2008
Letter: Candidates deserve praise
To the editor, On behalf of Chimes of Freedom, I would like to extend my greatest respect to the 29 Rosemount residents who filed and/or ran for city council. All of you who participated served our great community by expressing your views and suggestions for our future, working...
November 14, 2008 - 12:00am
November 7, 2008
Letter: Council candidate says thanks
To the editor, First of all, I want to congratulate Kurt Bills and Jeff Weisensel on their victory in the Rosemount City Council election. They both have given a lot to the community and I'm sure they will be a valuable asset to the city in their new position. I want to congratulate...
November 7, 2008 - 12:00am
October 24, 2008
Editorial: What makes a candidate a candidate?
Elsewhere in this issue of the Town Pages you will find our annual voter's guide. We asked questions of candidates in races ranging from city council to county commissioner to U.S. House, but we expect it's the section dedicated to Minnesota House of Representatives candidates that...
October 24, 2008 - 12:00am
October 17, 2008
My name is (blank) and I'm running for city council
It's not easy to hold a candidate forum when there are 25 people vying for two seats. But the Dakota County Regional Chamber of Commerce gave it a try Tuesday night. Of the 25 candidates still in the race 14 showed up to the forum. Each person had two minutes to tell his or her story,...
October 17, 2008 - 12:00am
Editorial: Forum is a good introduction to candidates
On Tuesday night, 14 Rosemount residents took turns at the podium at city hall to introduce themselves to the voting public in the room and beyond. Some seemed nervous. Others were comfortable. Most proclaimed a love for Rosemount and all asked those people watching in the audience...
October 17, 2008 - 12:00am
October 15, 2008
See what you missed at the candidate forums
Couldn't make it to city hall Tuesday for the city council and House District 37B candidate forums put on by the Town Pages and the Dakota County Regional Chamber of Commerce? No problem. Now you can watch video from both events at your convenience. The Town Pages broadcast both...
October 15, 2008 - 12:00am
October 14, 2008
Chamber and Town Pages host candidate forum today
The Dakota County Regional Chamber of Commerce and the Rosemount Town Pages will co-host a Rosemount candidate forum Tuesday, Oct. 14 at Rosemount City Hall. City council and 37B legislative candidates will have the chance to introduce themselves and their ideas to residents from...
October 14, 2008 - 12:00am
October 13, 2008
Senate candidates lay out differences
GOLDEN VALLEY, Minn. - Sen. Norm Coleman said he has demonstrated the courage to make difficult decisions while building a record of bipartisan accomplishment. "Measure folks by the results," he said. Democrat Al Franken said Coleman's results have not benefitted most in his home...
October 13, 2008 - 12:00am
October 10, 2008
Letter: Write-in support for Kurt Hansen
To the editor, I would be honored to support the write-in candidacy of Kurt Hansen. I am also proud to have a sign for Kurt Hansen in my yard. Like others I read about in the newspapers, I contacted Kurt Hansen about issues I am concerned about and was pleased with his answers...
October 10, 2008 - 12:00am
September 11, 2008
What do you want to ask the candidates?
With the fields set for this year's local elections the Independent is in the process of putting together our usual voter's guides. We've got some questions we'd like to see candidates answer, but we also want to give our readers a chance to have a say. So, how about it? Do you have...
September 11, 2008 - 12:00am
August 29, 2008
Kurt Walter-Hansen is authentic
To the editor, Some candidates give superficial responses to questions about the issues that impact us most. They apparently have no plan. It is frustrating when they are poorly informed and ill prepared to think creatively to solve our problems. It is even more exasperating when...
August 29, 2008 - 12:00am
August 22, 2008
Coates Candidate Filing
CITY OF COATES NOTICE OF CANDIDATE FILING FOR CITY ELECTION NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the time for filing affidavits of candidacy for the Coates City Election on November 4, 2008 starts Tuesday, August 26, 2008 through Tuesday, September 9, 2008. Offices for election are: One...
August 22, 2008 - 12:00am
Letter: Lindsay has best experience
To the editor, Education is one of the most critical issues for government in this day and age. We live in a progressively more technologically and scientifically sophisticated age. Each day we make new discoveries and in so doing, push back the curtain of mystery that shrouds the...
August 22, 2008 - 12:00am