Merry Christmas Columnists 2013

Every year at this time I like to include photos of those who write regular columns for the Gazette, and this year is no different!† Itís good to put faces with names and words.† Besides, sometimes you can tell a book by its cover or a newspaper by its columnists.

Victoria Mayor Tom OíConnor and his wife Cathi.†

Tom Abts, Deer Run Golf Pro, and his friend Harvey.

Tom Stumpf, Cowboy Correspondent, and his buds Hank and Kramer.

Thom Derr, Motorcycle Man, and Claudia, his Harley Babe.

Chuck Freiberg, the Up North Cabin Guy.

Pastor Maureen Bonner, Biblical Counselor, and husband Pastor Bill Bonner, Waterbrooke Fellowship.

Mike Wartman, Former Resident of Victoria.

Jo-Anne and Steve Young, the Victoria Puzzle Makers

Randy Maluchnik, Carver County Commissioner.

Bill Olson, Manager of the Minnehaha Creek Watershed District, and his wife Shelly.

Jim Hay, Retired U.S. Army Colonel

Father Elstan (1922-2008) and Maude, who visits Bethlehem each Christmas in the Victoria Gazette.

Love, Sue