Greg Zylka, a current member of the Little Falls City Council, has announced he will run for the mayor’s seat.
Zylka was born and raised in Little Falls with seven siblings. He graduated from Little Falls High School before attending Willmar Junior College. He has worked at Coborn’s for 36 years, nearly 20 of those years as store manager.
Active in the community, Zylka is also a small business owner, serves as chair of the Economic Development Authority in Little Falls is a member of the Morrison County Community Development Board of Directors, the Historic Veterans Art Project at the Minnesota State Veterans Cemetery, co-chair of the Beyond the Yellow Ribbon Project of Morrison County, is a director on the Morrison County United Way Board, is vice commander of the Sons of the American Legion, serves on the Governor’s Citizen’s Advisory Committee of Camp Ripley, the Little Falls/Morrison County Airport Commission, the Lions Club and is chair of the St. Gabriel’s Hospital Foundation Board.
In past service, Zylka was a member of the Little Falls School Board for nine years, chaired the Capital Campaign for St. Gabriel’s Hospital, is past chair of the Little Falls Area Chamber of Commerce, past chair of the American Cancer Society of Morrison County and Morrison County Relay for Life. He has served on many other committees and fundraisers.
Honors Zylka has received include the Little Falls Exchange Club’s Golden Deeds Award, the Lions Club Melvin Jones Commitment to Community Award, the Mayor’s Pride Award, United Way Circle of Leadership Award, Little Falls Radio’s Hometown Hero Award and the KLTF Good Citizen Award.
Zylka and his wife, Wendy, are members of Bethel Lutheran Church.