Category Archives: Straw Polls

Straw poll: should our legislators vote for ‘the deal’ that would end the state gov’t shutdown?

Vote for the Best of Northfield, 2010

Best of Northfield 2010Every year, Locally Grown Northfield (LoGroNo) teams up with By All Means Graphics owner Rob Schanilec and his crew at the Northfield Entertainment Guide (NEG) to bring you the Best of Northfield as determined by you, the reader.

Rob asked for feedback about 6 weeks ago here on LG so you’ll notice some changes to the questions/categories this year. 

  Vote online here

Best of Northfield 2010 PDFBest of Northfield 2010 surveyVote by filling out this online straw poll or by filling out a paper version (PDF) and dropping it off at or mailing it to By All Means Graphics at 17 Bridge Square.

The deadline for casting your ballot is Thursday, Jan. 20. Results will appear in the Feb. 2010 issue of the NEG and here on LoGro on Feb. 1.

Questions or suggestions? Attach a comment here.

Take the Locally Grown straw poll on our features and content

LG Straw Poll - feedback on features and content We’d like your feedback on our features and content to help us plan and improve.

Please take this straw poll to let us know what you think.  The 22 multiple choice questions should take 2 minutes or so to complete.  There are also several places where you can comment and make suggestions.

We’ll publish the results here before Oct. 1.

I’ve closed comments on this blog post. If you’d like to discuss the poll, chime in on last week’s blog post, Help us design a straw poll to get feedback.

What issues would you like to see us focus on between now and the end of 2010? Help us design a straw poll.

Straw Poll One of the changes we’re considering for Locally Grown is to treat some issues with more depth than we typically do. So to help us decide which issues might qualify for this, we’d like to put up a straw poll next week that would ask people to rank/rate the issues.

Here’s what I’m thinking:

Continue reading What issues would you like to see us focus on between now and the end of 2010? Help us design a straw poll.

Straw poll: Prawer-Gill annexation

We received this email from Nathan Yaffe, Carleton College student:

Nathan YaffeAs part of my Environmental Economics and Policy class, we’re conducting research on the different stakeholders relevant to the annexation issue.

Our end product will be a public poster presentation on Monday, March 15 from 8:30-11 in the Great Hall at Carleton… My group is conducting a survey to determine public attitudes about the annexation.

PF-survey-sshotOur questions came from a Ward 3 exit poll conducted by Erica Zweifel, who graciously agreed to share her poll results with us, but we’re hoping to collect more data.

Ultimately, the hope is for this to benefit the community, because our presentation will be attended by individuals involved in the decision-making process concerning this annexation.

Take the Prawer-Gill annexation straw poll.

Straw Poll: Best of Northfield, 2009

Rob Schanilec and the Jan. 2010 NEGEvery year, Locally Grown Northfield (LoGroNo) teams up with Rob Schanilec and his crew at the Northfield Entertainment Guide (NEG) to bring you the Best of Northfield as determined by you, the reader.

I stopped by Rob’s Bridge Square office at By All Means Graphics this morning to get the latest info. Lo, there are some changes this year so pay attention:

Continue reading Straw Poll: Best of Northfield, 2009

Help define ‘local’ by taking the KYMN 10-question survey by Tim Freeland

[show_avatar email=tim@kymnradio.net]We’re looking for your input on what you consider ‘local.’ KYMN has put together a quick 10-question anonymous survey that asks you questions pertaining to your views and habits in the local Northfield community and marketplace. Our findings will be shared with city government. Voice your opinion.

Click here to visit the KYMN survey page.