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WEDNESDAY, NOV. 14, 2012

Vieselmeyer Slams Campaign Lies 

In a letter to the Coeur d'Alene Press editor, Ron Vieselmeyer, a former Republican legislator who is retiring from the North Idaho College Board of Trustees, decries false information circulated by Reagan Republican trustee candidates: "What bothers me the most about the deceptive campaign literature...

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MONDAY, APRIL 30, 2012

Vieselmeyer: Voters Unhappy w/Hart 

(Phil) Hart's primary opponents include Ron Vieselmeyer, 71, an outspoken Christian conservative, ordained minister, former state lawmaker and current North Idaho College trustee; longtime Hayden real estate appraiser Ed Morse; and local firefighter Fritz Wiedenhoff. The winner of the four-way race will face Democrat Dan...

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THURSDAY, APRIL 12, 2012

Hart Makes A Point At Tea Party Rally 

At the Tea Party speed-date event at the Greyhound Park Wednesday night, state Rep. Phil Hart emphasizes a point while opponents for his House Seat 2B seat listen. They are (from left): Fritz Wiedenhoff, Ed Morse, Hart, and Ron Vieselmeyer. A Berry Picker reports: There...

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SATURDAY, APRIL 7, 2012

Popkey: Democrat Can Win Hart Seat 

Dan Popkey, the Idaho Statesman political writer and columnist, picks state Rep. Phil Hart's District 2 seat as one of six legislative seats in which Republicans are vulnerable to a Democratic upset this year. He writes: "Kootenai County’s District 2 is among the half-dozen most...

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MONDAY, MARCH 12, 2012

DFO: I Did Not Write That ... 

Ron Vieselmeyer, a current North Idaho College trustee and a former legislator, called to ask if I'd posted that he entered the House District 2B race to help state Rep. Phil Hart, R-Athol, get re-elected. Ron said he'd been told second or third hand that...

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SATURDAY, MARCH 10, 2012

Vieselmeyer Joins Race For Hart Seat 

In Idaho’s upcoming elections, North Idaho’s most-Republican legislative district will have a Democratic challenger vying for every seat. No Democrat has even run for the Legislature in the district since 2002, when there was just one candidate, who lost; the last one elected was in...

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WEDNESDAY, FEB. 15, 2012

A Rally Prayer 26 

At the rally for former Pennsylvania U.S. senator Rick Santorum, an embedded Berry Picker snapped this photo of (from left) North Idaho College Trustee Ron Vieselmeyer, Santorum, and David Hill praying after the Coeur d'Alene rally. Question: Do you believe in the power of prayer?

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