Jon Kruse won’t run for mayor

Porsch hopes to succeed him

Storm Lake Mayor Jon Kruse has announced his retirement effective Dec. 31, marking 28 years of service in Storm Lake City Administration.

Kruse issued a letter to The Storm Lake Times Friday announcing he wouldn’t seek re-election as Storm Lake mayor Nov. 7. He said Monday he felt “it was just time to leave.”

Full text available to subscribers only. If you are currently an online subscriber, you can login here. To subscribe, please follow this link.