City and Village Candidates

This is a listing of city and village candidates who have filed nomination papers to take part in local elections this April. Town candidates will appear in next week's edition.

(Published Jan. 4, 2007, 11:38 a.m.)


Village president: Incumbent Robert Wenzel, 424 Oak Ridge Drive, is being challenged by former village President Robert R. Metzner, 340 W. Beloit St.

Village board: Four people are seeking three open trustee seats. Incumbents Phil Putman, 206 Oak St.; James Hensch, 513 Danielson Drive, and Geralyn Trucke, 212 Washington St., face challenger Craig McCue, 39 N. Walworth St.

Municipal judge: Roger Farnsworth, 523 Danielson Drive, is running unopposed for re-election.



City council: All three aldermanic districts have challenges.

District 1 has incumbent Alderman Don Edmunds Sr., 512 N. Terrace St., running against former alderman Jay Adams, 102 F Eagle Pointe Drive, and newcomer Cynthia Finley, 201 W. Washington St. The council has not yet decided if there will be a primary election.

District 2 Alderwoman Ellen Reddy, 214 N. Third St., is being challenged by newcomer Samuel H. Riggs III, 201 N. Eighth St.

District 3 pits incumbent Alderman Ryan Schroeder, 510 S. Seventh St., against former alderman Ron Siedelmann, 516 Alder Ave. Both candidates had faced Mayor Mel Nieuwenhuis for his seat in the past and both have been council presidents.

School board: Incumbents James Hansen, 159 S. Walworth St., Darien, and Joey Scholle Torkelson, N3695 Oak Hill St. are running unopposed.


East Troy

Village president: Incumbent William Loesch, 1919 Division St., is running unopposed.

Village board: Three incumbent trustees are running unopposed. Mary Hubbard Nugent, 2817 Austin St.; Fredrick Douglass, 2742 Main St., and Willard Stubbs, 3237 Douglas Ave., are all seeking re-election.

School board: Three candidates are seeking two open seats. They are incumbents Nancy Dignan, N8891 Thiede Road, and Mike Zei, N8545 Pickeral Lake Road, and challenger Dawn Buccholtz, 1793 Thomas Drive.



City council: District 1 Alderman Howie Reynolds filed a notice of non-candidacy, and because no one took out candidate forms for that district, a write-in or appointment will likely be his replacement. There are no registered write-ins.

Running unopposed for re-election are District 2 incumbent Gary Payson Sr., 1229 Robin Crest Lane, and District 5 incumbent Charles VanDyke, 228 W. Second Ave.

Municipal judge: Thomas F. Meyer, 30 S. Church St., is unopposed.

School board: Incumbents Carol J. Burton, W5071 Paddock Drive, and Wendy R. Carlson, 433 Oakland Lane, are unopposed.



Village president: Trustee Ron Pollitt, 442 Harvard St., is unopposed. Incumbent Tom Whowell is not seeking re-election.

Village board: Incumbent John Bromfield did not file papers as a candidate or non-candidate by last Tuesdays deadline, so nominations will be extended until this Tuesday.

A Feb. 20 primary is required, with seven candidates for three seats. Incumbents include Arvid "Pete" Petersen, 351 E. Waubun Drive, and Merylice "Micki"O'Connell, 611 Agaming Road. Challengers are Donald R. Roberts, 1056 Jenkins Drive; George J. Spadoni Jr., 540 Oak Street; Michele Lynn Teale, 436 Waubun Drive; Jan Evan Whitler, 164 Fontana Ave.; and Jon A. Kemmett, 844 Featherstone Drive.

Kemmett is Fontana's fire chief, and he would have to resign that post if elected to the village board.

Fontana School Board: Joyce Brauer, 1007 Sauganash Drive, and Ellen Zitzler, W5644 Sunset Ridge, Walworth, are up for re-election to two seats on five-member board.


Genoa City

Village president: Incumbent Barry Goad, 429 Freeman St., is running unopposed.

Village board: Bill Antti, 219 Walworth St., and Kevin Polheber, 409 Main St., are running for re-election. Incumbent Marc Harren is not seeking re-election leaving a write-in or appointment as his likely replacement.

School board: Patrick Sherman, 424 Sumner St., and Mary Goad, 243 Deer Path Drive, are seeking re-election to two seats on the five-member board.


Lake Geneva

City council: District 1 Alderman Gary Dunham, 1251 Wisconsin St., is challenged by newcomer Ellyn Kehoe, 222 Warren St.

A primary is needed in the District 2 as incumbent Michael McBride, 205 E. South St., faces current county board Supervisor Alan Kupsik, 717 S. Lake Shore Drive, and newcomer Mary Jo Senmaier, 633 Sue Ann Drive.

In District 3, Alderwoman Arleen Krohn, 922 Sage St., faces newcomer Sturges Taggart Jr., 192 S. Curtis St.

Municipal judge: Judge Henry A. Sibbing, 1725 Hillcrest Drive, is challenged by former Police and Fire Commission President Frank Marsala, 1823 Conant St.

Badger High School Board: Helen Jacobson, 5686 Cranberry Road, and Janet Giovannetti, W3803 Kelly Road, are running for re-election for two seats on the seven-member board.

Elementary school board: Joe Spiegelhoff, 315 Lookout Drive, and Mike Franzene, 742 Sheridan Road, both incumbents, have filed for the two seats open on the five-member board.

Reek School Board: Incumbent Bonnie Cornue, W4828 Lakeville Road, Walworth, is seeking the only seat available on the five-member board.

Traver School Board: Incumbent Steve Mack, W3124 County BB, is running unopposed.

Woods School Board: Incumbent Scott Lowell, W4155 Jerseyhurst Lane, is the only candidate for one seat on the three-member board.



Village board: Village offices were closed Tuesday due to the federal holiday. Candidates have until 5 p.m. today to file nomination papers.

Village President Robert Carlson, 128 Martin St., faces a challenge from current Trustee Charles Dorn, 188 Rice St. Win or lose, Dorn will remain on the board. His trustee position isn't up for election until next year. If Dorn wins, the board will appoint someone to fulfill his unexpired trustee term.

Three incumbents and a newcomer vie for trustee. Current trustees Raymond Lowry, 170 George St., Joseph Greenlee, 161 George St., and Daniel Hering, 121 Pleasant St., seek re-election. Michael Brooke, 126 Pearl St., also threw his hat in the ring.



Village president: Incumbent Todd Watters, 908 Bennett Court, is running unopposed.

Village board: Incumbents David Rasmussen, 204 Bonito Court; C. Patrick Hubertz, 496 Fox Lane, and Richard Simonson, 546 Winter Drive, are seeking re-election to three open seats.

Big Foot School Board: There are two separate races for two seats on the five-member board.

David C. Rendall, N1558 Wooddale, Lake Geneva, challenges incumbent Ann Zubow, N395 Swamp Angel Road, Lake Geneva, for the town of Linn seat. Michael Lynch, N568 County Road C, Sharon, challenges incumbent Megan O'Reilly-Enk, 244 Walworth St., Sharon, for the Sharon seat.

Elementary school board: C. Patrick Hubertz, 496 Fox Lane, and Kelly Freeman, 410 Oak Hill Road, are running for re-election to their seats up on the five-member board.



City council: A primary will decide the top two out of three candidates vying for the District 3 seat.

Running are incumbents Cody Horlacher, 223 White Hall, UW-Whitewater; Roy Nosek, 210 N. Park, and Jim Winship, 184 N. Franklin St.

In District 1, incumbent Craig Stauffer, 437 Whiton St., is being challenged by newcomer David Stone, 303 Ann St.

District 5 incumbent Gregory Torres, 1037 W. Shaw Court, is being challenged by Patrick Singer, 138 N. Fraternity Lane.

For the council member-at-large seat, incumbent Marilyn Kienbaum, 272 S. Wisconsin St., is running unopposed for re-election.

Municipal judge: Incumbent Steve Spear, 141 Oak St., is running unopposed for re-election.

School board: One incumbent and a newcomer are running for two open seats.

Incumbent Charles "Chuck" Nass, W6087 Highway 12, is running unopposed for a second three-year term on the board. District resident Brian Brunner, W8373 County A, Delavan, is the only other candidate.

Incumbent John Chenoweth, 1041 W. Highland St., is not seeking re-election.


Williams Bay

Village president: Incumbent Don Weyhrauch, 431 Observatory Place, is challenged by LaMarr Lundberg, 675 Jackson Parkway.

Village board: Three candidates filed for three seats. Richard Chroust, 29 N. Cedar Point Drive, and Maggie Gage, 727 Cedar Point Drive are seeking re-election. Former trustee James D'Alessandro, 60 Johnson Terrace, has also filed. Jess Haak is not running for re-election.

Municipal judge: David B. Williams, 45 Parkhurst Place, is running for re-election.

School board: Incumbent Jane Smith, 79 Orchard St., and newcomer Dianna Woss, 2721 Theatre Road, have filed for two open seats on the five-member board. Carolyn Machura is not seeking re-election.



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