A look at township election results
The votes are in — as few of them as there were — and township boards in Douglas County are ready to go for the upcoming year.
Here's a look at the results of the March 12 township elections:
Alexandria — Rodney Eldevik and Joel Dahlheimer were both re-elected to three-year terms for supervisor and Dennis Butz was elected to a one-year supervisor position that was previously held by Linda Dokken-McFann. Total voters: 24.
Belle River — Jerry Nelson is the newly-elected supervisor, edging Bob Larson, 9-8, in write-in votes after no one filed.
Evansville — Randy Jacobson was re-elected as supervisor. Total voters: 9.
Holmes City — Gary Schuneman was re-elected with 22 votes, with six write-in votes for Troy Drewes. Total voters: 28.
Hudson — Dan New, supervisor, and Cindy VanLuik, treasurer, were re-elected. Total voters: 29.
Ida — Daniel Diedrich remains in his supervisor position. Total voters: 26.
LaGrand — Diane Erickson is the newly-elected supervisor. She filed for the position previously held by Richard Bromley. Total voters: 22.
Lake Mary — Donna Hoeper was re-elected for supervisor and Christy Tvrdik, previously appointed to fill a vacancy, was elected to the treasurer position. Total voters: 32.
Leaf Valley — Dale Diedrich, supervisor, and Barb Guenther, treasurer, were re-elected. Total voters: 31.
Lund — Shane Henrichs, supervisor, and Tracy Zickur, treasurer, were re-elected. Nobody filed for clerk, but Kim Englund won with a write-in campaign. At the annual meeting, it was decided by a vote of 42-11 to build a new township shop for storing equipment. Total voters: 56.
Millerville — Treasurer Nancy Reitmeier and supervisor Kenneth Kuhn were re-elected. Total voters: 36.
Moe — Jerome Kostreba was re-elected for supervisor and Florence Chlian was re-elected for treasurer. Total voters: 18.
Orange — Ken Marthaler was re-elected as supervisor and Estelle Garvin won the treasurer position with write-in votes, beating out Newton Earl. Total voters: 11.
Osakis — Gene Rasmusen will remain in the supervisor role. Total voters: 10.
Solem — Supervisor Bruce Wohlforth and treasurer Kevin Holl were re-elected. Mark Fernholz was elected as supervisor to fill a vacancy. Total voters: 12.
Spruce Hill — Supervisor Brad Lusty and treasurer Jesse Lusty were re-elected. Total voters: 15.
Urness — Incumbent supervisor Brent Johnson was elected to a three-year term and Gerald Johnson was elected to a two-year term. Total voters: 9.