Voters choose city/school offices
Voters cast ballots on November 7, choosing those who would represent them in city and school offices.
The following is based on unofficial results. The election will be made official after the Worth County Supervisors canvass the results at an upcoming meeting.
City officials take office in the new year.
School officials take office at the first board meeting after election results are official.
In Fertile, the office of mayor and three seats on the city council were up for election.
Nick Bailey appeared unopposed and was elected mayor, with 55 votes.
Appearing unopposed for two council seats were Tim Severson, with 59 votes, and Andy Carlson, 54 votes.
A council vacancy also appeared on ballots and will be filled by write-in vote.
In the city of Grafton, the mayor and five seats on the city council were up for election.
With 52 votes, John Bork ran unopposed and was elected mayor.
Four candidates were on ballots for the council. Elected were Jane Dalluge, 67 votes, Randy Hulshizer, 33 votes, Tom Kruger, 55 votes, and Michael Schaub, 61 votes. The fifth council member will be chosen by write-in vote.
In Hanlontown, the mayor and two council seats were up for election.
Elected as mayor of Hanlontown was Richard Scholbrock, with 26 votes.
Elected to the Hanlontown council were Gregory W. Endelman, with 35 votes; and Larry J. Bergan Jr. with 25 votes.
In the city of Joice, the mayor and three council seats were up for election.
No candidate appeared on ballots for mayor, and will be selected by write-in vote.
Elected to the council were Judy A. Sell with 41 votes; Tyler Swenson , 41 votes; and Paul Anderson, 30 votes.
Terry Anonson also appeared unopposed to fill a council vacancy, elected with 56 votes.
In the city of Kensett, three people appeared on ballots for three open council seats.
Elected with 27 votes were Linda Kauffman; Kristine Woltzen, 28 votes; and LaRue Douglas, 25 votes.
In Manly, the mayor and two seats on the city council were on ballots.
Timothy O’Keefe ran unopposed and was elected mayor with 159 votes.
Elected to the Manly council were Richard Dean Baird with 133 votes and Scott Heagel with 107 votes.
Three seats on the Northwood city council were up for election. Elected to the council were Annika Schreiber, with 269 votes; Michael Bode, with 214 votes; and Daniel Reeder, with 189 votes.
Three seats on the Central Springs school board were up for election.
Sean Arthur received 439 votes to be elected to the at large position. With 285 votes, Joseph Rowe was elected to the District #1 North B board seat. With 503 votes, Joshua Berman was elected to the District #2, South B board position.
Also on Central Springs ballots was a public measure to approve the use of SAVE funds (state sales tax revenue). The measure passed with 73.11% support.
Three seats on the Northwood-Kensett Board of Education were up for election. Jamie Nelson, with 358 votes; Cynthia Pangburn, with 351 votes; and Shana Brunsvold, with 338 votes were elected to the N-K school board.
See full results and more information on the election next week’s issues of the Northwood Anchor and Manly Signal.