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Mark Benton is The Village of Hammond's newest trustee, appointed and sworn in at the Oct. 8 meeting of the Hammond Village board. Pictured are Benton and his wife Kari.

Hammond appoints new trustee

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Mark Benton was appointed the Village of Hammond's new trustee at the last village board meeting, Oct. 8, filling the vacancy left by Brenda Monroe, who resigned last month.


Benton was runner-up for trustee in the last election, losing to Vince Trudell in a coin-toss tie-breaker.

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Gretta Stark
Gretta Stark has been a reporter for the River Falls Journal since July of 2013. She previously worked as a reporter for the New Richmond News from June 2012 to July 2013. She holds a BA in Print and Electronic Media from Wartburg College.
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