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New mayor and city councilor to take oaths of office during the Willmar City Council meeting Monday, Jan. 9

Willmar's new mayor, Doug Reese, and new city councilor, Carl Shuldes, will be sworn in at Monday's city council meeting, and re-elected councilors Vicki Davis, Rick Fagerlie and Audrey Nelsen will also take their oaths.

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WILLMARWillmar City Council will meet Monday, Jan. 9, for its annual reorganization meeting, at which new mayor, Doug Reese and new city councilor, Carl Shuldes will take their oaths of office.

Re-elected councilors Vicki Davis, Rick Fagerlie and Audrey Nelsen will also be sworn in for their new terms of office at the meeting.

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The new mayor of Willmar, along with newly-elected Councilor Carl Shuldes and re-elected councilors Vicki Davis, Audrey Nelsen and Rick Fagerlie, were sworn in at Monday's City Council meeting.

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Jennifer Kotila is a reporter for West Central Tribune of Willmar, Minnesota. She focuses on local government, specifically the City of Willmar, and business.

She can be reached via email at: jkotila@wctrib.com or phone at 320-214-4339.
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