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October Candidate Forum Information

10/28 Update - we are still working on preparing archived video to post on our website but NTV will be airing the forums starting tonight - watch for further announcements about airtime here:

Watch on NTV

Tuesday, Oct 28

  • School Board - 7:35 pm
  • City Council At Large - 10 pm

Wednesday, Oct 29

  • City Council First Ward - 7 pm

Thursday, Oct 30

  • County Attorney - 6:30 pm
  • Congress 2nd Dist - 8:30 pm

Friday, Oct 31

  • City Council First Ward - 8:05 pm
  • School Board - 9:05 pm

Saturday, Nov 1

  • City Council At Large - 6:30 pm
  • County Attorney - 8:35 pm

The following candidates participated in LWV forums:

Thursday, October 23rd

  • 6:00 pm – City Council At Large
    Dale Gehring & Rhonda Pownell
  • 7:15 pm – City Council Ward 1
    Joe Gasior & Suzie Nakasian

Saturday, October 25th

  • 9:00 am – School Board
    Fritz Bogott, Margaret Colangelo, Julie Pritchard & Jeff Quinnell
  • 10:30 am – Rice County Attorney
    Paul Beaumaster & John Fossum
  • 12:30 pm – 2nd Congressional District
    Michael Obermueller & Paula Overby

The candidate forums will be at Northfield City Hall - City Council Chambers, 801 Washington Street, Northfield, MN 55057.

You may also watch online. The forums will be streamed live on this website and archived video will also be available several days after each event.

  • Live stream link
  • October 23 Video (not yet available)
  • October 25 Video (not yet available)

  • Northfield Hospital Board Meeting - September 25, 2014

    September 28, 2014 at 12:33 pm

    This Week at the Northfield Hospital Board Meeting

    • Hospital approves Memorandum of Understanding with Mayo
    • Allina seeking to recruit psychiatric providers
    • August Net Income negative
  • Northfield Hospital Board Meeting - August 28, 2014

    September 5, 2014 at 10:49 am

    This Week at the Northfield Hospital Board Meeting

    • The Board held a one hour closed session to discuss strategic issues affecting the Hospital’s market position, as permitted by Minnesota law.
    • The July and first 7 months financial reports show strong positive results.
    • Assessment of Clinic Services indicates strong need to expand hours of operation and medical staff.
    • The Board approved constructing a hospital addition and remodeling of existing Clinic space, subject to City council approval.
  • Northfield Hospital Board Meeting - July 31, 2014

    August 5, 2014 at 11:56 am

    This Week at the Northfield Hospital Board Meeting

    • NH&C becoming a regional facility
    • Long term care assessment to be presented at Sept. Board meeting
    • Hospital finances continue favorable
  • Northfield Hospital Board Meeting - June 29, 2014

    July 1, 2014 at 9:59 am

    This Week at the Northfield Hospital Board Meeting

    • New program to provide physician services after hours.
    • Debt collection and charity care policies reviewed
    • Board approves purchase of oncology software
  • Northfield Hospital Board Meeting - May 29, 2014

    May 30, 2014 at 12:55 pm

    This Week at the Northfield Hospital Board Meeting

    • Mayo and hospital renegotiating contract
    • Hospital plans for delivering health care in the future
    • Financial results for April remarkably good