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Voters To Decide Many Races At The Polls Apr. 2

All voters will cast ballots Tuesday, April 2 on statewide races of Supreme Court and Superintendent of Public Instruction. Marinette County voters will also cast ballots for Marinette County Circuit Court Judge.

There will also be races in cities, villages, towns and school boards. There are also several write-in races in some of the municipalities.

Supreme Court: Candidates are Justice Pat Roggensack, incumbent, and Ed Fallone, a law professor at Marquette University.

School Superintendent: Tony Evers, incumbent, and Don Pridemore.

Court of Appeals: Lisa Stark, unopposed.

Marinette County Judge: The race is between Judge James Morrison and District Attorney Allan Brey. Morrison was appointed a year ago to replace the retiring Judge Tim Duket. Brey has been district attorney for the past 10 years. The term of office is for six years.

There are races in 10 towns, two villages, two cities and six school boards.

Town supervisor races will be held in the towns of Lake, Middle Inlet, Niagara, Brazeau, Pembine, Stephenson, and Wagner. Brazeau will for the first time will vote in a five member board.

Town clerk races are in Middle Inlet, Porterfield and Wagner, and constable races in Peshtigo and in Porterfield where the incumbent did not file.

The Village of Crivitz will have a contested race for trustee. In the Village of Pound a write-in candidate could be elected as no candidate filed for one of the posts.

City races will include Peshtigo for two Council seats and one Council seat in Marinette.

School Board races have also developed in Pembine, Coleman, Crivitz, Niagara, Peshtigo and Wausaukee.

Municipal Judge Clifford Patz has no opposition for re-election to a four year term to serve for the Town of Pound and Village of Coleman.

Alfred Barribeau is a candidate for Municipal Judge of Goodman, Laona and Wabeno Joint court.

A listing of candidates for election in towns, villages, cities and school boards follows:

TOWNS:

Amberg: No races as all incumbents have no opposition. They are Chairperson-Matt Mattison, Supervisor 1-Ronald Holmes, Supervisor 2-Russell Werner, Clerk-Pat Boshen, Treasurer-Lisle Suzawith.

Athelstane: There is a race for Board Chairman as the incumbent John Dobratz is being challenged by Harriet L. Ivanis. There are no races for the other offices as all incumbents have no opposition. They are Supervisor 1-Harold Tesch, Jr., Supervisor 2-David Jose, Clerk-Janice DuChateau and Treasurer-Greg C. Reinhardt.

Beaver: No races as the incumbents have no opposition. They are Chairperson David Bedora, and supervisors Jerome Fendryk and Vernon Gisenas.

Beecher: No contested races as the incumbents have no opposition. They are Chairperson Robert Gehri, Supervisor 1-Daniel Groy, Supervisor 2-John Keeley, Clerk-Betty Nowack, Treasurer-Carolyn Keeley.

Brazeau: Races are for Chairperson and four supervisor seats as this is the first time there will be a 5-member Board. Incumbent Chairperson Ryan Wendt is opposed by Darrel Enix, former supervisor. Six candidates seek the four supervisor positions with the top four vote getters being elected. They are incumbents Rodney Gretzon and Gerald Kempka along with James Hannah, former Board member; Scott Herzog, Howard Weier, and David Parmentier. Jean Grosse is unopposed for the newly combined office of clerk/treasurer and was clerk for a term elected in 2011.

Dunbar: All incumbents have no opposition. They are Chairperson Russell Bousley, Supervisors Robert Kordus and David White, and Clerk/Treasurer-Becky Grandaw.

Goodman: No races as all five incumbents have no opposition. They are Chairperson William Stankevich, Supervisor 1-Steve Gostisha, Supervisor 2-James LaChapell, Clerk-Susan Pratt, Treasurer-Cindy Nelson.

Grover: All incumbents have no opposition. They are Chairperson Wayne Staidl, Supervisor 1-Kim Kittredge, Supervisor 2-Wayne Hoffman, Clerk/Treasurer-Lisa L. Witak, Constable-Doug Witak.

Lake: There is a race for Supervisor 1 where incumbent Linda Tarmann is being challeged by Bob Burmek. Incumbents having no opposition are Chairperson Lyle Cherry, Supervisor 2-Travis Mueller, Clerk/Treasurer-Penny Chaikowski.

Lena: No contested races as incumbents are unopposed. They are chairperson Kevin Jagiello, supervisors Anthony Fetterly and Wade Kosmal, Clerk Diane Lavarda, and Treasurer Jean St. Louis.

Middle Inlet— There are contested races for supervisor and clerk/treasurer. Three candidates seek the two supervisor positions. They are incumbents Anthony J. Magerowski and Kenneth P. VanCamp who are challenged by Roger Leick The top two vote getters will be elected. The other race is between incumbent Clerk/Treasurer Charles D. Stanek who is being challenged by Carol Bausch. Having no opposition is Chairperson Richard M. Wade

Niagara: Three candidates are seeking the two supervisor posts up for election. They are incumbents Dick Payette and Mark DeClark being challenged by Robert Sparks. The top two vote getters will be elected. Having no opposition are incumbent Town Board Chair Alfred Sauld and Clerk Dawn Johnson. A write-in candidate could be elected treasurer as Rachael Ellison did not seek re-election and no candidates field.

Pembine: There is a race for supervisor as three candidates seek the two posts up for election. They are incumbents Vincent Czahor and Patrick Willis challenged by John Schutte. Willis was recently appointed when Charles Jakups resigned due to ill health. Chairperson Louis Linsmeyer has no opposition.

Peshtigo: There is a race for Constable as incumbent Oren Ninnemann is challenged by Robert Schounard. Having no opposition are incumbents Chairperson Herman Pottratz, Supervisor 1-Daniel L. Staudenmaier and Supervisor 2-Mark Monnette,

Porterfield: A contested race is for Clerk and candidates are Amy Linstad and Julee Frankard. Clerk Barbara Wickman did not seek re-election nor did Constable David Dzurick. Having no opposition are Chairperson Eugene LaCombe, Supervisor 1 Audrey Guseck, Supervisor 2 Don Limberg and Treasurer Wendell Philipps.

Pound: No contested races and having no opposition are incumbents Chairperson Jerry Heroux, Supervisors Leonard Semrau and John Gaffney, Clerk-Tammy Kasal, Treasurer-Janelle M. Rymer.

Silver Cliff: No contested races. Having no opposition for Chairman is Henry Burkel as Chairperson Gaylord King did not seek re-election. Burkel is currently Supervisor 1 and Jeff Schaal, incumbent Supervisor 2 is the only candidate for the Supervisor 1 post. Cindy Jonet has no opposition for Supervisor 2. Unopposed for re-election are Clerk Steffanie Bishop, Treasurer-Carol Kitchmaster and Constable-Scott Baldwin.

Stephenson: There are races for Chairperson and two supervisor seats. Incumbent Chairperson John Konopacki is challenged by Mike Kudick. Incumbent Supervisors Thomas E. La Susa and Joseph Banaszak are challenged by Darrell Pentico and Rick Kikulski. The two top voters will be elected. Having no opposition are Clerk-Elaine Olson and Treasurer-Mary Jane Kempka.

Wagner: Races are for Chairperson, two supervisor posts and clerk. Incumbent Chairperson Bill Weissgerber is challenged by Lynn M. Hickey. Incumbent Supervisor Allen E. Sievert is challenged by Kurt Konell and Phil Jones with the top two voters seated. Supervisor David E. Setunsky did not seek re-election. Incumbent Clerk Melissa S. Christiansen is challenged by Linda M. Wilke. Treasurer Margo L. Renikow is unopposed for re-election.

Wausaukee: There are no races as all incumbents have no opposition. They are Chairperson Jeff Engelmann, Supervisor 1-Robert C. Jicha, Supervisor 2-Robert A. Ranallo, Clerk-Cheryl Stumbris, Treasurer-Sally Hultquist.

VILLAGES:

Coleman: No races as only incumbents filed. They are President-Glenn A. Woulf, three trustees David Podoski and Diane Patz, incumbents and Nancy Stank who is a candidate for the third seat.

Crivitz: There is a race for three trustee positions as four candidates filed. They are incumbents Kurt Kostuch, Dick Kaminski and Jo Di Volk as Fred Franzen seeks to unseat one trustee. Having no opposition is incumbent President John J. Deschane.

Pound: A write in candidate could be elected a Trustee as Barbara Kleikamp filed a non-candidacy and no candidates filed. President Jay Martens and Trustee Tyler Gross have no opposition for re-election.

Wausaukee: There are no races. Hilbert Radtke is unopposed for President as Jeffrey Townsend had resigned as president and Radtke was named to serve out Townsend’s term until the April 2 election. There is no contest for three trustee positions as Ann Hartnell and Kyle Stumbris, incumbents are unopposed and Debra Stumbris is unopposed for a trustee post as John Ranallo did not seek re-election.

CITIES:

Peshtigo: There are two contested races for seats on the City Council. They are 1st and 3rd Aldermanic Districts. Seeking the 1st Aldermanic District seat are write-in candidates Brigette Schmidt and Cookie Grandaw . Fred Meintz did not seek re-election. The other race is for 3rd Aldermanic District 3 seat where candidates are Don Richter and Debbie Sievert as Alderman Mary E. Lock did not seek re-election. 2nd Aldermanic District, Michael J. Behnke is unopposed for re-election.

Marinette: There is a race for 1st Ward Alderperson as incumbent Sandy Saunier is challenged by Ken Keller. Shirley Kaufman is unopposed for the seat of Alderperson Ward No. 4 previously held by Scott Wahl who did not seek-re-election. Alderperson-at-large-Bradley Behrendt is unopposed.

Niagara: No contested races. Mayor George Bousley is unopposed for re-election. Having no opposition for the three alderperson seats are incumbent Glenn Lantagne and newcomers Michael Darne and Teresa West. Two alderpersons who did not seek re-election were Mark Moreau and Gary Unrein.

SCHOOL BOARD:

Beecher-Dunbar-Pembine: Ryan Berger and Sally Monroe are facing for one seat on the school board. Incumbent Nick Dal Santo did not file for re-election.

Coleman: Four candidates seek the three seats up for election. The top three vote getters will be elected. Candidates are Ryan Wendt, Jamie Graetz and Ted Verges, incumbents and Jeremy Hoida.

Crivitz: Four candidates seek the three seats up for election with the top three getting the most votes elected. They are Cory L. Sotka, Joseph D. Guarisco, Tim McFadden and Travis J. Mueller. The incumbents Ginger Deschane, Jeannette Sikowski and Thomas Wiedemeir did not seek re-election.

Goodman-Armstrong Creek: No races as the two incumbents Robert Stec and Carl Frydrych are unopposed.

Lena: Edward Huberty and Kristan Huberty, incumbents, have no opposition.

Marinette: There are only three candidates for the four seats as city resident up on the school board and a write-in candidate could be elected. Candidates on the ballot are Terri Florek, Richard O’Farrell and Chuck Rowell. Not seeking re-election are Cindy Bailey and Robert Gannon.

Niagara: Four persons running for three Board seats. They are Patricia Sparapani, Peter Swanson, Keri Amundson, and Kaitlin Waugen. The top three vote getters will be elected. Amundson is presently on the board as she was appointed to replace Nicole Anderson who resigned last year. Amundson is now seeking a full term as a board member.

James Dunnick and Karen Rock, incumbents, did not seek re-election and filed for non-candidacy.

Peshtigo: There is a contested race for Seat 3 between Amy Hammer who is challenged by Thomas J. Fischer. Having no opposition are incumbents Seat 2 Bob Thomas and Seat 4 Kelly Jones.

Wausaukee: There are contested races and four candidates seek the two seats up for election. They are incumbents Joe Lanich and Dennis Taylor along with Michael Versaskas and Raymond Gordon. The top two vote getters will be elected.






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