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Few Challenges in April 4 Election, Primary in Town of Peshtigo Feb. 21

Every municipality and every school district in Wisconsin has positions to be filled in elections to be held on Tuesday, April 4. Deadline for filing nomination papers was 5 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 3. While there is no competition in most districts, some very interesting races have developed in others.

There will be a primary election on Tuesday, Feb. 21 in the Town of Peshtigo to determine which two of three candidates for town chair and Supervisor 1 posts will be on the April 4 ballot.

City Candidates

Marinette


In the City of Marinette there is no candidate for the Ward 7 Alderman position held by Pam Goes. Goes filed a certificate of non-candidacy and no one else has come forward.

Incumbents seeking reelection unopposed are Municipal Court Judge Carl Mercier and Alderman John Marx, Ward No. 3.

William Alwin seeks to unseat incumbent 8th Ward Alderman William Jason Flatt.

Jane Kostura is challenging Peter Noppenberg for the 6th District Alderman position. This is an abbreviated 1-year term that expires in April of 2018. Noppenberg was appointed to fill the vacancy left when former incumbent Dennis Colburn resigned last year.

Peshtigo

Incumbent alderpersons have all filed for return to office. They are District 1, Brigitte Schmidt, District 2 Michael Behnke and District 3, Debbie Sievert. Behnke and Sievert are unopposed. Schmidt faces a challenge from Richard Berth, who served on City Council for a time after being appointed to fill a vacancy left when Tim Colburn moved out of the city. Berth resigned in November, but is now seeking to return to City Council and fill the chair currently held by Schmidt. Jillian Schuette, who was appointed in December to replace Berth, participated in her first meeting as an alderman on Tuesday, Jan. 3.

Niagara

Mayor George Bousley along with alderpersons Teresa West and Michael Darne have filed papers for re-election on April 4. Alderperson Glenn Lantagne is not a candidate for return to his seat.

Village Candidates

Coleman


All incumbents are seeking reelection and there is no opposiiton. President Glenn Woulf and trustees David Podski, Nancy Stank and Diane Patz will be on the April 4 ballot without opposition to fill two year terms that will begin on Monday, April 17.

Crivitz

There are four seats to be filled on Crivitz Village Board and four incumbents seeking to fill them. There are no challenges. Incumbents who filed for return to office are village President John Deschane, and trustees Fred Franzen, Dick Kaminski and Kurt M. Kostuch.

Pound

Trustees Gerald Rogge and John Homontowski are seeking reelection without opposition. There is no candidate for the Village President position currently held by Gerald (Jay) Martens. Martens was elected to another term two years ago after declining to run. Again this year Martens anounced his intention to leave the board. He filed a formal notice of non-candidacy prior to the deadline.

Wausaukee

Incumbent trustees Raymond Gordon, Lowell (Mack) McKim and Joleen Christ and Village President Hilbert (Slug) Radtke all filed nomination papers for return to office. They face no competition.

Town Candidates

Athelstane


The only opposition is for the Supervisor 2 position held by David Jose, who is being challenged by Denis DeJardin. Incumbents who will be on the ballot for reelection without opposition are Town Chair John Dobratz, Supervisor 1 Harold Tesch, Jr., Clerk Janice duChateau, and Treasurer Gregory Reinhardt.

Amberg

There will be no surprises in the spring election. All incumbents are seeking return to office unopposed. They are Chair Matt Mattison, Supervisor 1 Ronald D. Holmes, Supervisor 2 Russell Werner, Clerk Pat Boshen and Treasurer Lisle Suzawith.

Beaver

There will be no ballot contests in April. Incumbents facing no challenge in bids for reelection are Chair David Bedora, and supervisors Jerome Fendryk and Vernon Gisenas.

Beecher

The only ballot contest will be for the Supervisor 1 post, where Daniel Groy faces a challenge from Dwayne Hanzel. Incumbents seeking return to office unopposed are Chair Robert Gehri, Supervisor 2 John Keeley, Clerk Cindy Morgan and Treasurer Emily LaFleur.

Dunbar

There are no ballot contests. Incumbents seeking reelection are Chair Harry Sokel, Supervisor 1 John Stoll, Supervisor 2 David White and Clerk/Treasurer Sue Ann Rhode Perry.

Grover

There will be no ballot contests. Supervisor 2 Wayne Hoffman is not seeking reelection, but Brad Wyss is unopposed in his bid to become a member of the board in his place. Other incumbents are unopposed for reelection. They are Chair Wayne Staidl, Supervisor 1 Kim Kittredge, Clerk/Treasurer Lisa Witak and Constable Doug Witak.

Goodman

All incumbents are candidates for return to office, and there is no competition. Seeking new two-year terms are Chair William Stankevich, Supervisor 1 Steve Gostisha, Supervisor 2 James LaChapell, Clerk Susan Pratt and Treasurer Cindy Neslon.

Lake

Incumbent Clerk/Treasurer Penny Chaikowski is not seeking reelection. Supervisor 1 Linda Tarman is unopposed in her bid to fill the Clerk/Treasurer position. Corey Sotka has filed to fill her Supervisor 1 seat on the board. Incumbent Town Chair Dan Banaszak is unopposed in his bid for return to office, as is Supervisor 2 Travis Mueller.

Middle Inlet

Town Chair Richard Wade and Clerk/Treasurer Charles D. Stanek are unopposed as candidates for return to office. There are four candidates for two supervisor positions. They are incumbents Jessica Magerowski and Donald Van, Sr., and challengers Ronald Wenzel and Richard Wenzel.

Niagara

The only names on the ballot will be those of incumbents Mark DeClark, chair; Dawn Johnson, clerk, and supervisors Ronald Neuens and Richard Payette. There is no opposition.

Pembine

Supervisor John Schutte is not seeking reelection. Incumbents who have filed are Supervisor Vernon Czahor and Chair Louis Linsmeyer. Also on the ballot will be Michael Newingham, as a candidate for the supervisor post being vacated by Schutte.

Porterfield

All incumbents have filed for return to office. They are Chair Daniel Marzu, Supervisor 1 Audrey Guseck, Supervisor 2 Donald Limberg, Clerk Amy Linstad and Treasurer Wendell Philipps.

Pound

Chair Jerry Heroux, Treasurer Janelle Rymer and Clerk Tammy Kasal are unopposed as candidates for return to office. There is a three-way competition for two town board supervisor positions. Candidates are incumbents John Gaffney and Leonard Semrau and challenger Judy Broderick.

Peshtigo

Long time Town Chair Herman Pottratz, the incumbent, faces a challenge from Supervisor Denise Wiedemeier and political newcomer Dale Marcusen. If Wiedemeier wins the town chair job she will need to vacate her current supervisor post, which still has a year to go.

Supervisor 1 incumbent Dan Staudenmaier is being challenged by Dave Buechler and Rebecca Denarce.

No primary is required for the Supervisor 2 position, but there is competition, as Duane Panske seeks to unseat incumbent Supervisor Mark Monnette.

Rick Badgley, who was appointed to the Constable post vacated by Oren Ninneman a few months ago is unopposed in his bid for election to a full term.

Silver Cliff

Incumbent Town Chair Henry Burkel and current Supervisor 2 Cindy Jonet will face off for the Town Chair position to be filled in April. Candidates for the Supervisor 2 post that Jonet is leaving are Susan Victoreen and Bruce Weber. Incumbent Jeff Schaal is unopposed as a candidate for reelection, as are Clerk Steffanie Bishop, Treasurer Carol Kitchmaster and Constable Scott Baldwin.

Stephenson

All incumbents are unopposed in bids for return to office. They are Chair Mike Kudick, Clerk Elaine Olson, Treasurer Mary Jane Kempka, Supervisor 1 Jim Stradl and Supervisor 2 Rick Kikulski.

Wagner

There will be some new faces on the board when new terms begin on Monday, April 18. Incumbent Treasurer Margo Renikow and Supervisor Kurt Konell have filed notices of non-candidacy and are not seeking return to office. Unopposed candidate for the treasurer post is Toni Goldschmidt. Incumbent Town Chair Lynn M. Hickey faces opposition from Wade Fronsee. Candidates for the two supervisor positions are incumbent Allen E. Sievert and political newcomer Mollie Arthur.

Wausaukee

All candidates are seeking reelection and there are no challengers. On the ballot will be Chair Jeff Engelmann, Supervisor 1 Robert Jicha, Supervisor 2 David Tomasino, Clerk Cheryl Stumbris and Treasurer Sally Hullquist, all incumbents.

Brazeau

All incumbents are unopposed in bids for return to office. They are Chair Ryan Wendt, Supervisors Gerald Kempka and Scott Thomson, and Clerk/Treasurer Jean Grosse.



School Districts

Beecher-Dunbar-Pembine


Incumbents Rose Marcely, Town of Dunbar, and Brian Bousley, Member at Large, have filed for re-election.

Coleman

Incumbents Joanne Nowak and Barb Krause-Klug both filed for re-election for the Coleman School District.

Crivitz

Incumbents Mike Dama and Lyle Cherry have both filed for re-election, but are being challenged by Todd Klemme and David J. Kopp.

Goodman-Armstrong Creek

Incumbents Laura Klescewski and David Ziolkowski have filed for re-election on April 4. Also filing for a board position is David Rock.

Lena

School Board Member at Large, Lori Dufek, has filed for re-election. She served as Board president.

Marinette

All three incumbents have filed for re-election for the Marinette School Board. They are Tom Faller, Lee Kuntz and John LaCourt.

Niagara

The two school board members filed for re-election. They are Tracy Coppens and Susan Moll.

Peshtigo

All three incumbent school board members have filed for re-election. They are Gary Larsen, Mike Fifarek and Jenni Schwittay.

Wausaukee

Both incumbents in the Wausaukee School District, Niles "Dave' Kipp and Kenneth Jones, filed for non-candidacy and are not seeking re-election. Three persons who filed for Board positions are Bob Wargolet, Greg Schroeder and Eric VanLaanen.










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