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Articles with the Tag: Gale Decker

Decker, Swenson vie for county commissioner Decker, Swenson vie for county commissioner

Two candidates survived the primary election and are competing in the race for Lake County Commissioner. They are Gale Decker, Republican, and John Swenson, Independent. The winner of the race will take his seat with commissioners Ann Brower and Bill Barron.   Gale Decker Decker, 64, and his ...

School’s decision on coach ‘regrettable’

Editor, I graduated from Ronan High School in 1996. Gale Decker was my math teacher in the seventh grade, my basketball and track coach through high school, and has remained a friend over the years. I have great respect for Mr. Decker as a teacher, coach, and human being. He is skilled and knowledgeable a...

Community’s values being trampled

Editor, I have been approached by several residents of School District 30 and asked why I have chosen to confront our local school board and administration on a variety of issues over the course of the past several years. Some of these people feel that the issues I have raised have damaged and split the c...

Decker deserves support

Editor, I write in support of coach Gale Decker. As a former student, it is my stance that Coach Decker should maintain an active role in the Ronan school’s cross country program or in any capacity within the school’s athletic department.  I had the fortune of learning from Coach Decke...

Gale Decker not hired as Ronan cross-country coach Gale Decker not hired as Ronan cross-country coach

RONAN — Ronan School District No. 30 trustees voted 5-2 against hiring Lake County Superintendent of Schools Gale Decker as Ronan High School’s assistant cross-country coach.  In an hour and a half special board meeting Aug. 6, Decker began by reading a lengthy statement regarding his pro...

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