SAUK RAPIDS -- WJON News continues our special preview of the local races in the Election 2014. Today we're focusing on the Sauk Rapids City Council. It's a race that features incumbent Kurt Hunstiger, Art Daniels, Ellen Thronson and Tony Hommerding.

 

 

 


 

Why Do You Want to be On The Sauk Rapids City Council?

Incumbent Hunstiger says when the position became available he felt he still had something left to give the city.

After retiring as a firefighter in December, Hommerding says he wanted to find another way to serve the community.

 


 

What's The Most Important Issue Facing Sauk Rapids Right Now?

Thronson says continuing to reduce the tax rate is high on her list.

Challenger Hunstiger would also like to focus on infrastructure moving forward.

While Daniels says the industrial park is the key issue.

 


 

How Do You Think You Can Make A Difference?

Thronson says her ability to bring a different point of view to the council would be beneficial.

Hommerding believes his work in public service will bring an added perspective.

Daniels, who has lived in Sauk Rapids for 50 years, says his knowledge of the city provides experience the council could use.

 


 

Election day is on November 4th.