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Chambers celebrates election night results

May 4, 2011

Mayor Rick Chambers receives a congratulatory hug from his wife Marlene shortly after the election results came in Tuesday night.
Chambers beat challenger Mark Smith 401 votes to 288 and secured his spot on November's ballot.

Houston celebrates victory

May 4, 2011

Michaelene Houston gives her husband Jeff a big hug at the American Legion election night. Jeff Houston beat his opponent Clarence Marshall in Tuesdays election. He will be the democratic candidate for Knox Clerk Treasurer, a position he currently holds, on November's ballot.
Houston beat Marshall 385 votes to 318.

Radkiewicz assist voters at polls

May 3, 2011

Knox City Councilman Tony Radkiewicz volunteered his time at the Election polls Tuesday morning. Radkiewicz won his seat during the last election.

Candidate supporters man the polls

May 3, 2011

Monica Miller, of Knox, was one of many citizens who showed up at the polls Election Tuesday to support their candidate.

Radkiewicz volunteers inside election polls

May 3, 2011

Every election requires many, many volunteers to assist area voters. Pictured is Nina Radkiewicz inside the polling area on Election Tuesday.

Houston working polls Election Tuesday

May 3, 2011

Jeff Houston greets voters as they arrive at the polls Tuesday morning. Houston is running for re-election as Knox clerk treasurer. His challenger is Clarence Marshall.

Knox Mayor Rick Chambers arrives at polls

May 3, 2011

Knox Mayor Rick Chambers arrived at the polls election Tuesday ready to greet voters. Chambers is running for re-election in this year's primary. Also pictured is Knox City Councilman Jeff Berg who is also running for councilman on the democratic ticket unopposed.

Mark Smith greets voters at polls

May 3, 2011

Mark Smith, a Democratic candidate for the city of Knox mayoral race, greets voters at the polls on Election Tuesday.

City of Knox not closing MPI

April 29, 2011

One of the hot topics of discussion in the community the past few days is the closing of MPI. Knox Mayor Rick Chambers heard about the rumor and decided to take steps to ease people’s minds.
“In an effort to dispel rumors that I am going to close MPI, let me say this is completely false. The City of Knox is in the business of expanding industry, not closing it,” Chambers said.

Death Notices

April 27, 2011

Earl W. Beem
April 12, 2011
ROCHESTER — Earl W. Beem, 52, of Rochester, died at 7:25 a.m. Tuesday, April 12 at St. Joseph Regional Medical Center, Plymouth.
He is survived by a son, Earl (Anissa) Beem of Knox; three grandchildren; sister, Glenda Bauer of Rochester; brothers: Homer (Anna) Beem and Jay (Theresa) Beem, both of Knox.
Visitation took place from 1 to 5 p.m. (Central Time) Saturday, April 16, at Rannells Funeral Home, Hamlet Chapel.
Funeral services took place at 5 p.m. Saturday at the chapel.
Memorial contributions may be made to the family.

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