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Q&A: Wade Schulz, Candidate for Northfield's Second Ward

Next Tuesday, Aug. 14, voters will be asked to choose two of three candidates to move ahead to November's General Election.

Q&A: Wade Schulz, Candidate for Northfield's Second Ward

Four candidates are vying for your support for the Second Ward representative on the .

Next Tuesday, Aug. 14, voters will be asked to choose two candidates to move ahead to November's General Election.

The four candidates for Second Ward representative are:

Patch asked candidates to respond to a series of questions. Below, you will find responses from Schulz. You can read Balster's , DeLong's and Reiland's . 

On Tuesday Patch ran responses from the three candidates seeking the At-Large Council seat. They are: ,  and .

If you're interested in voting absentee, .


Wade Schulz


Age: 38
Family: Shannon (Wife), Kyle (son), Kaitlin (daughter)
Education: BA from Gustavus Adolphus College - Geology
Occupation: Rice County - Ag/Land Use Planner
Political experience: none


Why are you running for a seat on the Northfield City Council?

Running to represent Ward 2 by supporting the current city council by being positive, thought provoking and open to communication. 


What’s the most pressing issue facing Northfield and the City Council?

Communicating to the city staff the desired direction and allowing latitude to do their job.


What is something you think the current Council has done well?

Approving the YMCA.


What is something you think the current Council hasn’t done well?

I think that communication is something that we can all work on.


What would you have tried to do differently?

Offer a more appealing and welcoming process.


Why should constituents vote for you in the Primary Election? What makes you a better choice than your opponents?

Being new to the area from a neighboring community, I offer fresh ideas and like to work for a better plan. 


Anything else you would like to add?

Northfield has a great sense of community. I hope to allow that to grow through strengthening the local commerce, business system and family life.

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