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Jason Uhde received the most write-in votes to become the mayor of Garfield. He will take over for Mayor John Nienaber Jr., who decided to step down after serving on the council for more than 30 years.
Jeff and Jane Ways market their vegetable production through Community Supported Agriculture and at the Alexandria Farmers Market. They also sell their produce to a couple of local restaurants in Alexandria as well as off the farm.