ELECTION: Voters head to the polls April 3Voters across St. Croix County will head to the polls April 3 to cast their ballots in local elections.
Voters across St. Croix County will head to the polls April 3 to cast their ballots in local elections.
In New Richmond, incumbent Mayor Fred Horne faces a challenge from former mayor Dave Schnitzler.
According to the ballot, incumbent Alderman Ron Volkert, who represents District 5, faces a challenge from Tryo Boe; however, Boe has since decided not to run for election.
Incumbent Alderman Jane Hansen in District 4 and incumbent Alderman Jim Zajkowski in District 6 will run unopposed in the election.
Four candidates are running for two open seats on the New Richmond Board of Education. Incumbants Rick Hinz and Bryan Schafer face challenges from Larry Moore and Stephanie M. Heidtke.
In Somerset, four candidates are running for three open seats on the school board. Incumbent Brian Moulton, along with Tom Walter, Robert Campbell and Kelly Ott will be on the ballot in Somerset. Incumbents Catherine Cranston and Marin Hansch are not running for re-election.
Three incumbents will be on the ballot in the Village of Somerset. Current board members David Carufel, Ryan Sicard and Bartt Palmer have filed for re-election.
Only the three incumbents — Kay Zwald, Howard Kruschke and Scott DeGross — will be on the ballot for the St. Croix Central School Board race.
Sandra Nelson is the only announced candidate for municipal judge.
In the Village of Hammond, six candidates will be on the ballot and three will be chosen to fill open seats. Official candidates are Mary Rivard, Vince Trudell, Brenda Monroe, incumbent Wally Graf, incumbent Steve Peterson and Mark Benton. Incumbent Chris Buckel did not file for re-election.
In the Village of Roberts, three open positions will be filled following the election. Incumbent trustee Rand Waughtal has filed a declaration of non-candidacy. Incumbents Nathan Stork and Peter Tharp have filed for re-election, and Terry Dull and Marge Wolske will also be on the ballot.
Two incumbents are seeking re-election to the Star Prairie Village Board. Andrew Marrier and Gary Peterson will be on the April 3 ballot.
The following town elections will also be on the ballot:
Town of Richmond
Those who will be on the ballot include incumbent Richard Berquist, Jeff Dionisopoulos, incumbent David Naser and Shawn Demulling. Two seats will be filled following the election.
Town of Somerset
Three people have filed for the election, including incumbent Shane Demulling, incumbent Lenny Germain and challenger Matt Foucault.
Town of Star Prairie
Two supervisor positions will be filled with the spring election. Three candidates will be on the ballot, including incumbents Tom Heintz and Patty Schachtner and challenger Gary Hanson.
The polls will be open from 7 a.m. until 8 p.m.
Polling places include:
- City of New Richmond, New Richmond Civic Center, 156 E. First St.
- Town of Richmond, Richmond Town Hall, 1428 100th St.
- Village of Somerset, Village Hall, 110 Spring St.
- Town of Somerset, Town Hall, 748 Highway 35
- Village of Hammond, Village Hall, 455 Davis St.
- Village of Roberts, Village Hall, 107 E. Maple St.
- Village of Star Prairie, Community Center, 207 Bridge Ave.
- Town of Star Prairie, Town Hall, 2118 Cook Drive