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Candidate Q&As: Red Wing City Council Ward 3 special election

The Republican Eagle asked Red Wing City Council Ward 3 special election candidates about a range of topics, including conflict resolution, public safety and painting on Barn Bluff. 

Find their responses at the links below: 

Norton: Build consensus, spend smart

Becky Norton

Age: 43

Address: 515 Stanley St.



Education: Bachelor’s in biology and English from the University of Minnesota-Duluth and Master in Education from Oregon State.

Family: One 12-year-old son at Twin Bluff Middle School.

Occupation: 8-12-grade science teacher at River Bluff Education Center.

Community involvement: Sustainability Commission, Negotiations Committee member of Local 4583 Education Minnesota GCED, Member of First Presbyterian Church-Red Wing, Stephen’s Ministry caregiver, American Association of University Women, League of Women Voters. 

Seifert: Getting things done

Ted Seifert

Age: 72

Address: 533 Ninth St.


Facebook: Ted Seifert 2018

Education: B.S. in history with economics minor from University of Wisconsin-River Falls, information systems coursework at the University of Minnesota.

Family: Married to Karen with four adult children and three grandsons.

Occupation: Employed at Hiawatha HomeCare.

Community involvement: Member of the Elks, congregation member of New River Assembly of God, past member of Noontime Kiwanis, previously served 14 years on the Goodhue County Board (serving as chair). As a County Board member, serving on: Health and Human Services Board, economic authority, parks and trails, recycling and solid waste, joint law enforcement center, technology committee, railroad authority and special projects with The Blandin Foundation and Wilder Foundation.

Michael Brun

Michael Brun joined RiverTown Multimedia at the Red Wing Republican Eagle in March 2013, covering county government, health and local events.  He is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin-River Falls journalism program.

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