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Kloucek backs Van Gerpen and Nelson for GOP leadership posts

November 17, 2012 in The Daily Republic

Outgoing state Rep. Frank Kloucek has endorsed two Republicans for leadership positions in the House GOP caucus.
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LETTER: Van Gerpen outranks Kloucek as candidate

September 22, 2012 in The Daily Republic

Election season is here and back like a Russian thistle is perennial candidate Frank Kloucek now running for District 19 Senate. Continue Reading

Rep. Kloucek presents Spark Plug of Scotland awards

June 4, 2012 in The Daily Republic

SCOTLAND The 2011 Spark Plug of Scotland award winners are Don Schmidt and family, and Wilbur and Elizabeth Foss. Continue Reading

Wagner makes parade changes to avoid repeat of last year’s mule incident

September 3, 2011 in The Daily Republic

WAGNER Parade organizers at Wagner have taken precautions to enhance the safety of parade-goers this Labor Day.

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District 19 lawmakers try for spot in opposite chamber

October 22, 2010 in The Daily Republic

District 19′s state legislative races include a pair of lawmakers trying to switch chambers because of term limits.
State Sen. Frank Kloucek, D-Scotland, is seeking a seat in the state House, facing former state Rep. Ed Van Gerpen, a Republican from Avon; Democrat Kyle Schoenfish, of Scotland; and independent Lonnie Mayer, of Tripp. State Rep. Bill Van Gerpen, of Tyndall, did not run for re-election. The top-two voter getters will win the two House seats.
In the Senate race, state Rep. Jim Putnam, R-Armour, is challenged by Democrat Glennis “Glenny” Stern, of Armour, a former Douglas County commissioner. Continue Reading

Lawmaker: Parade bill would be ‘knee-jerk’ reaction

September 9, 2010 in The Daily Republic

A local lawmaker says legislation that may be introduced by state Sen. Frank Kloucek in the upcoming legislative session is a knee-jerk reaction to a Wagner parade incident.
Kloucek, D- Scotland, recently announced plans to introduce a bill that would require an outrider a single horse and rider that helps keep a team of horses under control with every team of two or more horses in a public parade. The announcement came only days after three people suffered injuries when two mules pulling a wagon were spooked and ran into Labor Day parade spectators in Wagner. Continue Reading