Albert City honors longtime mayor, welcomes new in community event

Mayor Carl Erickson (left) will hand the gavel to Dale Skog in January.

Carl Erickson served 28 years

BY DOLORES CULLEN

Albert City feted its mayor of 28 years Carl Erickson, 72, Wednesday morning at the town’s community building. “I’ve been here long enough,” he joked, when asked why he didn’t run again.

He said he was pleased with the outcome of the election and that he had urged Dale Skog to run, because Skog had been on the city council for 24 years.

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