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August 15, 2015
Letter: Use special election for Ward 4 opening
I encourage all of our Willmar City Council members to support holding a special election to fill the vacant seat on the City Council from Ward 4. I would suggest that unless and until those on the City Council favoring an appointment can make a showing to the people of Willmar...
August 15, 2015 - 5:00am
August 14, 2015
Most at informational meeting favor special election in Willmar's Ward 4
WILLMAR -- Hold a special election rather than make an appointment. That’s the message most of the 41 citizens from all four wards gave to Mayor Marv Calvin and Ward 4 council member Audrey Nelsen during a listening session Thursday night at the Kandiyohi County Area YMCA in...
August 14, 2015 - 9:06am
August 8, 2015
Editorial: Willmar's Ward 4 deserves a special election
The Willmar City Council delayed a decision Monday on how to fill the Ward 4 seat left open by the July 23 resignation of Jim Dokken. The City Council plans to reconsider at their Aug. 17 meeting whether to hold a special election or appoint an eligible individual to fill Dokken’s...
August 8, 2015 - 8:00pm
August 3, 2015
Willmar City Council delays vacancy decision
WILLMAR — Willmar City Council members voiced no objection Monday night to a suggestion that they seek public comment first before deciding...
August 3, 2015 - 11:41pm
July 23, 2015
Council has until Sept. 5 to fill vacancy left by Jim Dokken with an appointment or election
WILLMAR — Interim City Administrator Kevin Halliday said Thursday that the Willmar City Council has 45 days in which to fill the vacancy created Wednesday afternoon by the resignation of Fourth Ward council member Jim Dokken. Dokken’s resignation was made effective at 4:14 p.m....
July 23, 2015 - 11:33pm
February 14, 2013
Letter: Candidate grateful for support, write-in campaign endangered Bergeth's job
First of all I’d like to congratulate Audrey Nelsen on her election to the Willmar City Council. I know she will work hard for the community and ask all the right questions. It’s a little easier facing defeat when you know the person who won is someone who listens to her constituents...
February 14, 2013 - 6:00am
February 12, 2013
Nelsen wins Willmar City Council Ward 4 special election
WILLMAR — Audrey Nelsen was the winner in the Willmar City Council Ward 4 special election Tuesday to fill the unexpired term of former council...
February 12, 2013 - 9:12pm
February 8, 2013
Editorial: Nelsen is the best choice for Ward 4
Willmar’s Ward 4 goes to the polls Tuesday to select a new council member to fulfill the two-year unexpired term of Doug Reese on the City Council. The voters here have two positive choices — Jay Lawton and Audrey Nelsen — to add a new perspective and leadership to the council....
February 8, 2013 - 6:49am
February 6, 2013
Letter: Cast a vote for Nelsen
I am so pleased that Audrey Nelsen is running for the Willmar City Council seat in Ward 4. I have known Audrey for over 30 years, and have had the opportunity to observe her hard work and dedication to whatever project she takes on. She is always well prepared and willing to listen...
February 6, 2013 - 6:45am
February 5, 2013
Ward 4 special election candidate forum is tonight in Willmar, Minn.
WILLMAR — The Willmar League of Women Voters will host a candidate forum at 7 p.m. today at the Municipal Utilities Building, 700 Litchfield Ave. S.W., in Willmar featuring Jay Lawton and Audrey Nelsen who are candidates in the Ward 4 special election Feb. 12. Lawton and Nelsen...
February 5, 2013 - 2:57pm
December 19, 2012
Todd Bergeth withdraws from Willmar City Council special election race
WILLMAR — Todd Bergeth, sports director at Lakeland Broadcasting in Willmar, withdrew his candidacy Tuesday in the Feb. 12 special election to fill the two-year unexpired term of Fourth Ward Willmar City Council member Doug Reese. Bergeth’s withdrawal leaves Jay Lawton, inventory...
December 19, 2012 - 10:12am