Mary Benson letter: Confused by proposed golf course spokesman

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A proposed new golf course has been proposed to be built in northern Kandiyohi County with a vision to bring private, destination golf to west central Minnesota and the rest of the state.
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As a resident of Lake Andrew Township, I wanted to learn more about the private golf course being proposed by developers in my neighborhood.

Keeping an open mind, I went to the Lake Andrew Township meeting on July 26 to hear Mark Haugejorde speak on the proposed project, a 228-acre private golf club called Tepetonka.

Mark gave a personal and professional history of himself, as well as what he wants to build on land in my township. He stated a few times that he wanted to be "transparent" with the community.

After he was done talking, several people had questions for him. He refused to answer questions and left the meeting rather abruptly.

For my part, I was shocked and confused by this behavior because it clearly did not show transparency.


Mary Benson
New London

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