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Candidates Forum

This will be a Candidate Forum – Not a debate

  • Mike Woitas, KATE radio, will be our moderator.
  • The Forum Schedule is as follows:

July 28th - City Council Chambers

6 p.m.   Albert Lea City counceil Ward 6

  • Brian "BJ" Anderson
  • Carmen McColley
  • Nick Ronnenberg

6:30 p.m.   County Commissioners District #2

  • Dawn Kaasa
  • Steve Kluver
  • Henry Tews
  • Scott Woitas

7 p.m.     Freeborn County Sheriff

  • Dale Glazier
  • Ryan Shea
  • Jeffrey Strom


We ask that you arrive 10 minutes prior to your scheduled timeslot

  • The forum will be live on KATE radio and Facebook Live. It will also be recorded and shared on the KATE radio website, the Chamber website, and the City’s YouTube channel.
  • Candidates will be allowed:
    • 2 minutes each, for opening statements
    • 2-minute responses for each question
    • 2 minutes each, for closing comments