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March 5, 2007

Township elections will be Tuesday, March 13

By Roz Kohls
Staff Writer

Township elections will be conducted Tuesday, March 13.

Dassel Township

Polls are open from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Dassel Area Historical Society (Ergot Building), located at 901 First St. N., in Dassel.

Three positions are up, two supervisor positions – a one-year term served by Orville Anderson, and a three-year term served by Erhard Woetzel – as well as the treasurer position served by Galen Hymon.

Ron J. Peterson and Anderson filed for the one-year term. Woetzel refiled for the three-year term, according to Karin Colberg, township clerk.

Cokato Township

Polls are open from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. at the Cokato Township Hall located at 14987 30th St. S.W., Cokato.

Three positions are open in Cokato Township, the supervisor position served by Tim Gosswiller, the treasurer position served by Paul Hillmeyer, and a one-year clerk position.

The previous clerk, Lea Siltala, resigned. Deputy Clerk Dan Siltala is acting as clerk now.

Gosswiller filed for supervisor, Nancy Dahlman filed for treasurer, and Dan Siltala refiled for clerk.

Stockholm Township

The polls are open from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. at the Stockholm Township Hall, located at 15234 Wright County Road 30, S.W., Cokato.

Two spots are open in Stockholm, a supervisor position served by Randy Brandel, a treasurer position served by Mark Wendolek.

Paul Davis filed for the supervisor position, and no one filed for treasurer, according to the township clerk, Amanda Zeidler.

French Lake Township

The polls are open from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. at French Lake Township Hall located at 3133 Co. Rd. 3, N.W., Cokato.

Two positions are open in French Lake, a supervisor position served by Paul Erickson, and treasurer served by Lucille Ekholm.

Erickson and Ekholm refiled, according to township clerk, Rosanne Peterson of Annandale.

At the annual meeting, the board of supervisors will discuss with residents whether the township should have curbside recycling, Peterson said.

Kingston Township

Polls are open from noon to 8 p.m. at the Kingston Community Center, located at 30840 722nd Ave., Dassel.

In addition to the candidates, Kingston Township will ask voters if they want future township elections on the Tuesday after the first Monday in November.

The supervisor position served by Wally Strand of Kimball is open, and also a two-year treasurer position being served by Mary Filzen. Filzen has refiled for election.

Mark Hendrickson and Clinton Anderson filed for the supervisor position, according to the Kingston Township clerk, Gail Schiefelbein.

Collinwood Township

Polls are open from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Collinwood Township Hall at 21904 746th Ave., Dassel.

Two positions are open, the supervisor position served by Carl Rokala of Dassel, and treasurer served by Michelle Schnitzler of Dassel. Both incumbents have refiled, according to township clerk, Larry Ostlund.

Ellsworth Township

Polls are open from 4 to 8 p.m. at the Ellsworth Township Hall, located at Meeker County Road 9, Darwin.

Two positions are open, the supervisor served by Dave Tipka of Litchfield, and treasurer position served by Marlene Radunz of Dassel.

William Settergren and James Rose, both of Darwin, and Tipka have filed for the supervisor position. Elvera Smith of Darwin filed for the treasurer position, according to the township clerk, Tom Carlson of Darwin.

Darwin Township

The polls are open after the business meeting at 3:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Darwin Township Hall, located at 305 Curran Street, Darwin.

In addition to the candidates, Darwin Township will ask voters if they want future township elections on the Tuesday after the first Monday in November.

Two positions are open, a supervisor position, served by Archie Peters of Litchfield, and treasurer served by Bruce Rethlake of Litchfield. Both Peters and Rethlake have refiled, according to the township clerk, Hildur Carlson of Dassel.


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