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Four seeking spots on Orfordville board

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GINA R. HEINE
March 28, 2012
— Four candidates are running for three seats on the Orfordville Village Board.

Terry Morris (I)


Age: 48


Address: 601 E. Church St.


Job: Real estate


Education: High school graduate


Community service: Former member of Orfordville Fire and EMS


Elected posts: Completing his third term on the Orfordville Village Board


Major campaign issues: None provided


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Russell Rucker (I)


Age: 50


Address: 311 N. Mowe St.


Job: Painter at Schmelzer Paint, Madison.


Education: High school graduate


Community service: None


Elected posts: Completing his first term on the Orfordville Village Board


Major campaign issues: I want to see Orfordville growówould support a new library, maintenance projects, support new businesses and expansions and residential homes. I won't support an increase in the tax levy at this time, unless for emergency situations. We have to pick and choose where to spend our limited resources.


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Kathleen Schindler


Age: 60


Address: 404 Gifford St., Orfordville


Job: Disabled


Education: Bachelor of Business Administration degree in operations management from UW-Whitewater in 2002


Community service: Neighbors Helping Neighbors secretary, member of Orfordville Police Commission.


Elected posts: None


Major campaign issues: I'm the new girl in town. My husband and I have lived here for seven years. I know the members of the board have been long-time residents. Maybe it's time to add a new face. I am not looking to make big changes but rather to offer a new perspective.


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Eugene Shoemaker (I)


Age: 68


Address: 206 Mowe St.


Job: Retired from Warner Electric


Education: High school graduate


Community service: None


Elected posts: Served 21 years on the Orfordville Village Board


Major campaign issues: I have been involved in everything the board has done for 21 years. I hope I have made a difference for the good in town.



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