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Comments from the candidates

By Staff | Sep 25, 2008

Following are some of the comments by local candidates in the Nov. 4 general election in the candidates’ forum Wednesday night at Estherville Lincoln Central Middle School. See Friday’s Daily News for a full wrapup.

“The elections are important to every one of us as citizens.”

– Mikki Erickson,

candidate for auditor.

“If we don’t stay up with technology, we may have some of the same problems that other counties have experienced.”

– Tammy Lair,

“We need to work on getting the most bang for our buck.”

– Roger Anderson,

candidate for supervisor.

“We need to look critically to see how we can handle our funds.”

-Tim Schumacher,

candidate for supervisor

“The budget is the primary duty of the county supervisors.”

– Alan Madden,

“It is for the whole county.”

– Bev Juhl, candidate for supervisor, talking about the local option sales tax.

“The budget is going to be the biggest concern.”

– Randy Beaver, candidate for supervisor.