Gottke, Kahrl fight for 4th ward

Candidates for the city’s Fourth Ward were most engaged on the topics of recovery housing and how to address traffic problems at Tuesday’s Mount Vernon News Political Debates with media partners WNZR, Knox Pages.com and WMVO.

At-large race tight

Five candidates spent more than an hour Tuesday evening trying to establish why they should be one of the three winners of council at-large seats in the Nov. 7 election, during the Mount Vernon News Political Debates with media partners WNZR, Knox Pages.com and WMVO.

City pleads case for tax

Facing the prospect of a budget deficit, the city of Mount Vernon has asked residents to approve a half-percent income tax increase when they head to the polls this November.

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