City elections are taking place in Frankfort on April 9. I would like to introduce you to the candidates running for office:
Larry Evans (wife Karen) has lived in Frankfort for 35 years. He was born in Sioux Falls. Larry has been on the City Council for 11 years from 2002 until present. He graduated from Brentford 1964, class of 14. They have two boys, Brian (Chris), Shawn (Toni) and eight grandchildren. He is retired, but works part time at Hardware Hanks.
Cole O’Daniel (wife Samantha) has lived in Frankfort for four years. He was born in Aberdeen, SD, and graduated from Redfield in 2004. He works at Wilbur Ellis, Redfield. They have one little girl age three. His hobby is hunting and anything outdoors. Cole and Sammy Jo Swanson are getting married September 14, 2013.
Robert George (wife Lisa Manning) has lived in Frankfort for six years. Robert was born in Sisseton, SD. and graduated from Sisseton in 1981. He met Lisa in 1989. He works at Boweck Trucking, Doland. They have three children, one in college, one in high school, and one in grade school. Hobbies are kids and mowing.
Nancy Carter (husband, Roger) has lived in Frankfort for 40+ years. Nancy was born in Redfield and graduated from Redfield. She works at the Redfield School as a cook. Nancy has been on the City Council since 2009. They have three children, one boy and two girls.
Robin Harty (husband Todd) has lived in Frankfort for 13 years. She was born in Manhattan, Kansas and graduated from Akron, Iowa. She has served on the City Council for about nine years. Robin works part time at the Super 8 Motel. They have four children. Her hobbies are crocheting, gardening and anything that interests her.
Korey Lambert has lived in Frankfort for one and a half years, and spent many years in the country on the family farm. He was born in Aberdeen and graduated from Doland High School in 2009. Korey is single and enjoys hunting, riding his snowmobile, and softball.
Del Palmer has lived in Frankfort for four years. He was born in Aberdeen and graduated from White Bear Lake, MN. He is single and has run the Habitat for seven years, since 2006. He also owns the Auto Salvage Yard northwest of Redfield. His hobby is restoring old cars and collecting classic cars.
Ricky Ratigan (wife Getta) lives in Frankfort. He was born in Redfield and graduated from Redfield High School in 2000. He has lived in the area for 31 years. He works at RDO. They have four children, three girls and one boy. His hobbies are hunting, fishing, the kids, and softball.
Lisa Manning (husband Robert George) has lived in Frankfort for six years. She was born in Redfield and graduated from Redfield in 1986. She has relatives in Ashton, Athol and Redfield. Her Grandmother is Anna Marie Stuchl, in Redfield. They have three children. She works as Director of the Senior Center and Public Transit in Redfield. Her hobbies are kids and mowing.
Russell Bau has lived in Frankfort since 1992. He was born in Redfield, and schooled in Doland. He works at RDO, Redfield, and has four children, two boys, and two girls. Russell is single and enjoys fishing, hunting, and riding motorcycles.For the complete article see the 04-03-2013 issue.
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