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The Herald reached out to candidates running in local and state races. Here is a roundup of candidate profiles and responses to questions.

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Incumbents for all three of the city of Belle Plaine’s open mayor and council seats are running unopposed in the upcoming 2020 election.

The Belle Plaine Herald would like to welcome and introduce Talia Milavetz as the new reporter for the newspaper. 

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Humble and Kind – Faithful and Giving … Howard Nels Lundquist peacefully went to his Heavenly home on Tuesday, October 20, 2020 as the snow calmly fell outside his window. He was 89 years old.

Cinthia Suzanne Adams Ellis passed away on Monday, October 19, 2020, at the University of Minnesota Fairview Hospital in Minneapolis.

David G. Gnan, 81 of Belle Plaine, passed away on Monday October 12, 2020 at his residence.


I recommend Gary Steinhagen and Terry Morrision for the Belle Plaine School Board. They live on farms and have pledged to support the Belle Plaine FFA Chapter.

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A recent letter writer from Green Isle wrote a very passionate letter, endorsing Republican candidates and bashing the Democratic Party, seemingly solely on the basis that Democrats have spoken in favor of our American democratic process.

Attendance and participation at Showcase ’90 increased over last year, making the second annual event more successful than the first.