Tricounty News

Election for FSA committee person

Ballots for the Farm Service Agency (FSA) Area LAA-I election will be mailed by Monday, Nov. 8. Ballots must be postmarked or turned in at the Stearns County FSA office by Dec. 6. Townships of Brockway, Collegeville, Fairhaven, LeSauk, Luxemburg, Lynden, Maine Prairie, Rockville, St. Augusta, St. Cloud, St. Joseph, St. Wendel and Wakefield will elect a new committee person to serve a three-year term. The farmer-elected committee is your voice in United States Department of Agriculture's programs for this area. The candidate for this position is Carol Hunstiger. Carol, her husband Ed, and family members, own and operate a dairy farm and horse stable near Luxemburg in Rockville Township. Carol has been on the county committee for the past three years. She was employed with the FSA for more than 13 years before retiring in January 2000. Her hobbies include gardening, reading and traveling.