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October 28, 2010
Letter: Sportsmen for Gimse
As an avid sportsman and regional businessman, I will be voting for Joe Gimse. Unlike his predecessor, Gimse's talk matches his walk. In one term as our senator, he has put his campaign promises to action. He has developed and voted on legislation that makes sense and is beneficial...
October 28, 2010 - 12:00am
October 27, 2010
Editorial: Larry Rice is the best choice for Senate 13
Senate District 13 voters face the decision of re-electing incumbent Joe Gimse of Willmar or choosing challenger Larry Rice of Willmar. It is...
October 27, 2010 - 1:05am
Letter: The gold standard
When I think of my father, Joe Gimse I remember the phrase, "The Gold Standard." This phrase speaks of more than just success, but of humility, selflessness, adversity and failure. It's also about holding yourself to a standard of excellence and never quitting no matter the obstacle...
October 27, 2010 - 12:00am
October 23, 2010
Gimse wants line-item budgeting
WILLMAR -- Government in the state of Minnesota should focus on its core mission and stick to zero-based, line-item budgeting -- an approach...
October 23, 2010 - 12:00am
October 16, 2010
Letter: Vote for pro-life Joe
Joe Gimse can be counted on to walk the walk when it comes to protecting unborn babies, the elderly, and the disabled. Thank you, Sen. Gimse. Gimse has a 100 percent pro-life voting record. He has served our district well and deserves to be re-elected. Gimse attends the Minnesota...
October 16, 2010 - 12:00am
October 12, 2010
Gimse, Rice appearing today in Starbuck
STARBUCK -- A forum featuring the Senate candidates from District 13 will held at 2:30 p.m. today in Starbuck. The event will be at the Minnewaska Lutheran Home, 605 Main Street in Starbuck. Sen. Joe Gimse, R-Willmar, and Willmar businessman Larry Rice, the DFL-endorsed candidate,...
October 12, 2010 - 12:00am
October 11, 2010
Rice and Gimse will be at forum Tuesday in Starbuck
STARBUCK -- A forum featuring the senate candidates from District 13 will be held at 2:30 p.m. Tuesday in Starbuck. The event will be held at the Minnewaska Lutheran Home, 605 Main Street, in Starbuck. Sen. Joe Gimse, R-Willmar, and Willmar businessman Larry Rice, the DFL-endorsed...
October 11, 2010 - 4:31pm
September 30, 2010
Emmer downplays latest poll showing Dayton lead
Republican candidate for governor Tom Emmer said he is not troubled by the latest poll that puts him 11 points behind his DFL opponent, Mark...
September 30, 2010 - 12:00am
September 29, 2010
Emmer rallies Republicans in Willmar
WILLMAR -- Rolling into town Wednesday morning on a tour bus that features a large photograph of himself, Tom Emmer led a rally in Willmar to...
September 29, 2010 - 2:06pm
Legislative Q&A avoids candidates' take on the state's debt
WILLMAR -- Near the end of a 1½-hour legislative candidate forum Tuesday in Willmar, moderator JP Cola marveled that not one question about...
September 29, 2010 - 12:00am
September 25, 2010
Gimse: Agreement reached with bank on loans, taxes now paid on development project land
WILLMAR -- Gimse Brothers Inc., the land development and construction company co-owned by State Sen. Joe Gimse, has reached an agreement with...
September 25, 2010 - 12:00am
September 15, 2010
Grass Lake restoration discussed at meeting attended by stakeholders
WILLMAR -- As the first phase of the Grass Lake restoration project gets finalized in preparation for spring construction, stakeholders were...
September 15, 2010 - 12:00am
July 23, 2010
Letter: A smear campaign in disguise
Several weeks ago, I received a phone call from a so-called polling company. I usually don't participate in these types of calls, but for some reason, I did this one. The questions were basically about Sen. Joe Gimse. I was surprised at the way the first question was presented, but...
July 23, 2010 - 12:00am
July 2, 2010
Emmer hits town with message, fellow Republicans
WILLMAR -- Looking fresh on the second day of his three-day tour of the state, Republican gubernatorial candidate Tom Emmer brought his campaign...
July 2, 2010 - 12:00am
Letter: A bill we can all support
Thanks, Sen. Joe Gimse, for your proposal to help resolve immigration problems in this country. Financing this proposal through traffic violations surcharges is both commendable and justified. How can anyone be opposed? Leland D. Larson Willmar
June 2, 2010 - 12:00am