04/04/2018–Nearly 6600 voters braved a snow storm to vote in the Spring Election across Marinette County.
Peshtigo School District voters have again voted down referendums for a new Middle/High School. A request to borrow $29,960,000 for the school building project was defeated 1019 no to 820 yes. A second $950,000 bond issue for an additional gym was defeated 1112 to 713.
But Coleman School District voters approved two bond issues. A request to approve $10,850,000 in bonds for facility upgrades was approved 596 yes to 432 no. A second request for $2,980,000 for upgrading High School educational programs was also approved 606 yes to 421 no.
There was one contested race on the Marinette County Board in District 9 where John Guarisco defeated Julie Vertz 108-92.
In District 19, where there were no regular candidates, write-in candidate Jillian Schutte received 19 votes.
In District 18, where there were no registered candidates, Christopher Gromala was the top- vote-getter with 4 write-in votes.
In the lone contested race on the Marinette City Council, incumbent Peter Noppenberg defeated James Kostura 53-22.
In contested races for the Peshtigo School Board, Rebecca Demarce defeated Julie Muenster and Josua Seefeldt defeated Cory Hess.
Corey Kuchta ad Scott Herzog won seats on the Coleman School Board.
In the Village of Crivitz, Stewart Swanson, Amy Deschaine, and Aaron Patefield were elected as trustees.
In the Village of Wausaukee, Randall Schmidt and Pat Tracy were re-elected trustees. Kyle Strumbris came in third, and will lose his seat as the Village Board is reduced from 7 to 5 members.