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General Election next Tuesday
Write-in contests develop in Town Of Tiffany
Two write-in contests have developed in the Dunn County Township of Tiffany. Incumbent Town Chairman, Thomas Humpal, who did not seek to be nominated at the town caucus has announced that he is a write-in candidate to keep his position as Town Chair. Chuck Siler was nominated at the Town Caucus for the chairman’s seat and his name appears on the ballot.
As for Supervisor Number two on the Town Board, Andrea Hanestad is also asking voters to write-in her name for that position. Michael H. Blechinger was nominated at the caucus for the second supervisor’s seat.
For the First Supervisor Bill Drinkman and JoAnn Utphall were nominated at the caucus and appear on the town ballot for next Tuesday election.
The incumbent Supervisors, Lee Kegan and Scott Anderson did not seek re-election to those seats.
As for the Town Treasurer Elaine Drinkman and Judy Humpal are seeking that job and Karen Adams is running alone to be returned as town clerk.
Bundy and Olson seek top Downing job
In the Village of Downing, two were nominated for the Village President’s job at the village caucus. They are Wayne E. Bundy and Jay E. Olson. They are seeking to replace retiring Village President Gilbert Mounce.
The other village offices, only incumbents are on the ballot for next Tuesday’s election. They are David Bischel as Village Trustee; Kathy Phalin as Village Clerk and Sharon Bundy as Village Treasurer.
Contest noted for Stanton chairman
In the Dunn County Township of Stanton, Tim Mittlestadt is challenging incumbent Town Chairman Rick Monn for the top seat on the town board.
Four people are seeking the two seats as supervisors in Stanton. They are incumbent Robert J. Anderson, Jim Chich, Jack Clark and Steve Nielsen.
Six seek three seats on Knapp board
Six people are running for the three open seats on the Knapp Village Board. They are Eugene Lemke, Richard Anderson, Mark Berg, Matthew Friest, Vickie Schlueter and Hazel Baker. Berg, Lemke and Anderson are the incumbents.
Incumbent Village President Ronald (Rocky) Finder is running unopposed to be returned.
No races for Boyceville Village board
There are no contests for any seat on the Boyceville Village Board. Here incumbent village president Gilbert Krueger is running unopposed for the seat.
Of the three seats on the village board, only two incumbents filed for re-election, they are Bud Gilbertson and John Hellmann. Keith Sorensen who holds the third seat has decided to run as a write-in to retain that position.
Other members of the village are Brian Wolff, Herb Dow and Jonathan Farrell.
No Contests noted in the Villages of Wilson or Wheeler
In the Village of Wilson Dennis Cowan is on the ballot running for village president and Doug Ray for the open seat on the village board.
In Wheeler, James M. Carter is seeking another term as village president and Marlene A. Larson is on the ballot for village trustee.
Contest noted in Town of Springfield
In Springfield Township there is a contest to fill two open seats on the Town Board. Daen Fayerweather and James Mahoney presently hold those two seats. Fayerweather is not seeking re-election and the caucus nominated James Mahoney, and Brian Mahoney.
Former town board member Donald Hogenson is a candidate on the ballot for one of those board seats.
Incumbent Town Chairman, Bill Reusch is seeking to be returned as chair, unopposed. Town Clerk, Vicky Benson holds an appointed position.
Hurtgen brothers seek Emerald chairmanship
Two Hurtgen brothers are seeking the top spot on the Emerald Town board. Here incumbent town chair Henry Hurtgen is being challenged by Brain Hurtgen.
For the two seats on the town board incumbents Tom Wink and Frances Klatt are seeking to be returned unopposed as are the clerk and treasurer, Barbara Prinsen and Donald Prinsen.
One contest noted in Hay River
One contest is on the ballot for next Tuesday in Hay River Township. That is for the Supervisor number one seat on the town board. Here incumbent Greg Bakke is not seeking re-election and Russell W. Hitz and Patrick McDonald are running for that seat.
Incumbent Ned Hahn is running unopposed for the second seat as is Stanley E. Andrews for Town Chairman.
Incumbent Town Clerk, Michelle Drury is running unopposed as is Susan Hitz for town treasurer.
Official election notices for each municipality can be found inside this issue of the Tribune Press Reporter. For people in St. Croix County, those notices are in a special election supplement included with the newspaper in St. Croix County.
For those electors in Dunn County all the notices are printed within the regular pages of this newspaper.