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A look at the rest of the area races

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Gazette Staff
January 3, 2008
Albany

-- Village board: Residents can nominate candidates at a caucus scheduled for 6:30 p.m. Monday, Jan. 14, at Albany Village Hall, 206 N. Water St.


Trustee seats up for election are held by Suzanne Bryant, Virginia Detra and Rodney Sutherland.


-- Municipal judge: Alvin Runaas will seek reelection.


-- School board: Incumbent Rebecca Mather, W1040 Brooklyn Albany Road, Albany, will seek reelection. Incumbent Forrest Ross will not run.


Newcomer Wayne Mueller, W677 Horan Road, Brooklyn, will run.


Beloit

-- Beloit Township: Three people are running for seats 3 and 4. Incumbent Phil Tabor, 2828 Riverside Drive, Beloit, is unopposed. Incumbent Shannon Ladwig, 731 Philhower Road, Beloit, runs against James Stevens, 4707 St. Lawrence Ave. Ladwig was appointed to the board last spring.


-- Turner school board: Two seats are open on the school board. The filing deadline has been extended to 5 p.m. Monday because incumbent Brian Berner did not file a declaration of non-candidacy. He has told the district he will not run. Incumbent Richard Himmelman, 3101 W. Creedy Road, Beloit, is unopposed.


Brodhead

-- Mayor: Incumbent Doug Pinnow is running unopposed.


-- City Council: All three incumbents are running unopposed—District 4, Shelly Quhl, 408 15th St.; District 5, Richard Hale, 1006 21st St.; District 6, Phil Rundle, 1805 W. 4th Ave.


-- Municipal judge: Roger Searls, 1402 18th St., is seeking reelection.


-- School board: Incumbents Carol Kloepping, W566 Windy Lane, Chris Searles, N2684 Balsam St., Susan Welch, W520 Malcove Lane, and Jim Wahl, 701 3rd St., have filed to run for reelection. Incumbent Doug Zettle will not seek reelection.


Clinton

-- School board: Two incumbents and two newcomers are running for three seats: Susan Alwin-Popp, 4448 E. Creek Road, Beloit; Catherine L. Wendtland, 7723 E. Buss Rd., Clinton; incumbent Arthur Braband, 7229 S. Water St., Beloit, and incumbent Carol Wickersham, 612 High St., Clinton. Incumbent Kris Anderson is not running.


-- Village board: Three incumbents are running unopposed. They are William Ruston, 202 East Street; Delores Hahn, 419 West View Ave., and Art Bushue, 428 Karen Lane, Clinton.


Darien

-- Village board: Three incumbents and one newcomer are running for three open seats. The incumbents are James Abbott, 309 Cavanaugh Court; Shane Spoo, 325 W. Beloit St., and Kurt Zipp, 120 E. Beloit St. The newcomer is Robert Wenzel, 424 Oak Ridge Drive.


Delavan

-- Mayor: Incumbent Mel Nieuwenhuis, 720 Parish St., faces opposition from Ellen Reddy, 214 N. Third St.


-- City council: District 1 incumbent John K. Finley, 201 W. Washington St., faces opposition from Donald L. Edmunds, 512 N. Terrace St.


District 2 incumbent David G. Kilkenny, 820 Parish Court, No. 6B, faces opposition from Samuel H. Riggs III, 201 N. Eighth St.


District 3 incumbent Jeff S. Johnson, 629 Madison Drive, is running unopposed.


-- Municipal judge: Incumbent LeRoy H. Himebauch, 953 Racine St., is running unopposed.


-- School board: Three incumbents are running unopposed for three open seats. They are Steve Carlson, 2151 Blue Heron Drive; Carol Murphy, 2119 Hillcrest Drive; and Dr. Jeff Scherer, 1080 Phoenix St.


Edgerton

-- Mayor: Incumbent Erik Thompson, 16 Albion St., will run against former mayor and current Alderman Matt McIntyre, 3 Mechanic St.


-- City Council: District 1: Ron Webb, 1102 N. Pass St., is running unopposed.


District 2: Chris Lund, 314 Terrace Court, is running unopposed.


District 3: Paul Davis, 616 Park Ave., is running unopposed.


-- School board: Cindy Vondrasek, 754 Hemphill Ave., Edgerton, and Sue Tronnes, 739 Highway 73, Edgerton, are running for reelection. Steve Zych is not seeking reelection. Newcomer Amy Horn-Delzer, 6400 W. Valley Springs Road, Janesville, will seek election.


Elkhorn

-- Mayor: Mayor John T. Giese, 402 Broad St., is running unopposed.


-- City council: Incumbents are running unopposed for the three open seats.


District 6: Julie Taylor, 12 N. Church St.


District 4: Scott McClory, 616 N. Washington St.


District 3: Ronald Dunwiddie, 214 E. Court St.


-- School Board: Two incumbents are running unopposed for the two open seats on the board. Seeking reelection are Dave Ketchpaw, 512 N. Jackson St., and Dr. Edward Carlson, 433 Oakland Lane.


Evansville

-- Mayor: Incumbent Sandy Decker, 143 W. Main St., will seek reelection.


-- City council: Two incumbents are unopposed.


District 1 alderman Mason Braunschweig, 590 W. Main St. is seeking reelection.


District 4 alderman John Sornson, 249 Franklin St. is seeking reelection.


District 2 alderman Fred Juergens won’t seek reelection. Janis Ringhand, 412 Fowler Circle, will run for the District 2 seat.


District 3 incumbent Tony Wyse, 112 Grove St., faces a challenge from Karen Aikman, 126 Garfield Ave.


-- Municipal judge: Thomas Alisankus, 6241 N. Finn Road, will seek reelection.


-- School board: Four candidates will seek three open seats. Incumbent Mike Larson will not seek reelection. Incumbents Michael Pierick, 126 Grove St., Evansville, and Dennis Hatfield, 14202 Golf Air Drive, Evansville, will run again. Newcomers Joyce Parizo, 492 Badger Drive, Evansville, and Kathi Swanson, 4322 N. Cornfield Drive, Evansville, also will run.


Fontana

-- Village board: Two incumbents and two newcomers are running for three open seats. The incumbents are Patrick J. Kenny, 785 Indian Hills Road, and William Turner, 393 N. Lakeshore Drive. The newcomers are Diane Lewis, 650 S. Main St., and Lou Loenneke, 925 Shabbona Drive. Incumbent Dr. Robert Youngquist is not seeking reelection.


-- School board: Two incumbents and one newcomer are running for three open seats. The incumbents are Wes Courier Jr., W7080 Savannah Lane, Delavan; and Jennifer Keefe, 1014 S. Lakeshore Drive. The newcomer is Joseph A. McHugh, 227 Kinzie Ave. Incumbent Dawn Ripkey is not seeking reelection.


-- Municipal judge: Incumbent Peter Wilson, 813 Van Slyke Drive, faces opposition from David C. Jensen, 738 Adahi Way.


Footville

-- Village board: Residents can nominate candidates at a caucus scheduled for 7 p.m. Monday, Jan. 14, at Footville Village Hall, 156 Depot St., Footville.


Incumbents up for reelection are trustees Ron Klusmeyer, 110 Church St.; Rich Woodstock Jr., 103 Edward St.; Dick Walsh, 122 W. Centre St., and Municipal Judge Dave Kinnick, 125 Edward St.


Genoa City

-- Village board: Three incumbents and one newcomer are running for three open seats. The incumbents are Donald W. Fort Sr., 553 N. Wisconsin Road; Marc Harren, 264 Deerpath Drive, and Kenneth Parker, 467 Valley View Drive. The newcomer is Elizabeth Lyons, 323 Southeastern Court.


-- School board: Incumbent Jaye Tritz, W762 Hafs Road, is running unopposed for one open seat.


Lake Geneva

-- Mayor: District 4 Alderman William Chesen, 800 Platt Ave., and former Mayor Spyro Condos, 1760 Hillcrest Drive, are running for the city’s top spot. Incumbent Sheldon Shepstone is not seeking reelection.


-- City council: District 1 incumbent Todd Krause, 1112 Wisconsin St., faces opposition from G. Stewart Mathison, 1011 W. Main St.


District 2 incumbent Larry Magee, 1120 Mobile St., faces opposition from Penny Roehrer, 1070 S. Lake Shore Drive, No. 11-1A.


District 3 incumbent Tom Spellman, 270 Country Club Drive, No. 22, faces opposition from Bob Flemming, 315 Walworth St.


District 4 incumbent William Chesen, 800 Platt Ave., is not seeking reelection. Newcomer Frank Marsala, 1823 Conant St., is running unopposed.


-- City treasurer: Incumbent Germaine Clifford, 1024 Lake Geneva Blvd., is running unopposed.


-- City attorney: Two newcomers are running for the open seat. They are Daniel S. Draper, 1440 Linda Lane, and Matt Kuehl, 1280 Pheasant Court. Incumbent Berwyn Braen is not seeking reelection.


-- Badger High School Board: Two incumbents and one newcomer are running for three open seats. The incumbents are Jeff Buntrock, 1101 Rolling Lane, and Patricia Wolter, 703 S. Lake Shore Drive. The newcomer is Niki Ceisel, N2447 Shady Side Drive. Incumbent Tom Gardiner is not seeking reelection.


-- Lake Geneva elementary school board: Incumbent Barbara Dinan, 500 S. Edwards Blvd., is running unopposed for one open seat.


-- Reek School Board: One incumbent and one newcomer are running for two open seats. The incumbent is Alexander Palmer, N599 Mill Road, Zenda. The newcomer is John Palmer, N1511 Shadow Lane, Fontana. Incumbent Ann Zubow is not seeking reelection.


-- Traver School Board: Two incumbents are running for two open seats. They are Daniel Kundert, W2442 State Line Road, and Glen York, N931 Hillside Road.


-- Woods School Board: Incumbent Sandra M. Kulik, W3768 South Shore Drive, is running unopposed for one open seat.


Milton

-- City Council: Dave Schumacher, 101 N. Clear Lake Ave., and Tom Chesmore, 345 Elm St., are seeking reelection to the three open, at-large seats. Bruce Lippincott will not seek reelection. Former council member Lynda Clark, 1015 Brown Drive, and David Adams, 717 Rainbow Drive, also are running.


-- School Board: Allen Roehl, 4456 E. Hillcrest Dr., Milton, is seeking reelection. Board President Sue Johnson is not seeking reelection. Jon Cruzan, 533 E. High St., Milton, and Fred Hookham, 47 W. Madison Ave., Milton, also are running for the two open spots.


Orfordville

-- Village board: Three spots are open. Incumbents Eugene Shoemaker, 206 N. Mowe St., and Jerry Cramer, 310 Jordan Place, will seek reelection. Newcomer Terry Morris, 601 E. Church St., also will run. Incumbent Lenore Scott will not seek reelection.


-- Parkview School Board: Two spots are open, but only one candidate is running. Incumbent John King, who was appointed last year to complete the third year of Mark Heffel’s term, will seek reelection. Incumbent Sandy Paulsen will not seek reelection.


Sharon

-- Village board: Two incumbents and three newcomers are running for three open seats. The incumbents are Jeanne Blain, 238 Walworth St., and Jeff Vaessen, 135 South St. The newcomers are Robert Carlson, 128 Martin St.; Diana Dykstra, 159 W. School St., and William A. Springhorn, 103 Pleasant St. Incumbent Marcus Hardt is not seeking reelection.


-- School board: Two incumbents and one newcomer are running for two open seats. The incumbents are Cynthia Lopez, 124 Prairie St., and Deborah K. Lowry, 181 George St. The newcomer is Sarah J. Hayes, 139 Martin St.


-- Municipal judge: Incumbent Denise L. Gibbons, 175 Dougall St., is running unopposed.


Walworth

-- Village board: Three incumbents are running for three open seats. They are Kent A. Johnson, 210 S. Main St.; Matthew Long, 115 Prairie Drive, and LeRoy A. Nordmeyer, 116 Weber St.


-- Big Foot High School Board: Two incumbents are running for two open seats. They are Kim Arntz, 213 High St., and David M. Sharpe, 1028 Tarrant Drive, Fontana.


-- Walworth elementary school board: Two newcomers are running for one open seat. They are Ginger Arnold, 413 Oak Hill Road, and Dr. David White, 952 Laurie Court. Incumbent MacDonald Niven is not seeking reelection.


Whitewater

-- City Council: A primary Tuesday, Feb. 19, will decide the top two candidates facing off in the April election for the District 4 council seat and municipal judge position.


District 4 incumbent Kim Hixson isn’t seeking reelection. Running for the seat are Jim Fischer, 476 Buckingham Blvd.; Lynn Binnie, 1315 W. Satinwood Lane, and Dane Checolinski, 927 W. Highland St.


District 2 incumbent Councilman Maxwell Taylor, 290 Tratt St., (lower), is running unopposed.


Councilmember at large incumbent Jim Stewart, 745 W. Center St., is running unopposed.


-- Municipal judge: Candidates are Ben Penwell, 417 N. Fremont St.; Colin Cheever, 750 S. Franklin St.; Art Coleman, 403 S. Whiton St., and Richard Kelly, 219 S. Pleasant St.


-- School Board: Incumbents are running unopposed for the three open seats on the board. Incumbents running for reelection are Caroline Wieman, 9304 Oakwood Drive; Kurt Harkness, N7706 E. Lakeshore Drive, and Steve Lamsam, W8735 Territorial Road.


Williams Bay

-- Village board: Three incumbents are running for three open seats. They are John Grove, 430 W. Geneva St.; Don Parker, 354 Forest Drive; and Gordon Roth, 74 Upper Loch Vista.


-- School board: Two incumbents are running for two open seats. They are Vernon Choyce, 353 Forest Drive, and Peter Miller, 2521 Countryside Drive, Delavan.



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