ELECTION: Voters overwhelmingly approve Goessel School District improvements

More than 90 percent of voters in the Goessel School District were in favor of a $3.3 million bond issue for school improvements, according to preliminary results from Tuesday?s city/school general election.

The final vote was 337 in favor with 29 opposed.

In other contested races the following unofficial results included:

? Mayor of Peabody saw incumbent Larry K. Larsen with 119 votes, defeating Frank Doerrler with 24 votes. Another 12 votes were write-ins.

? Two positions on Burns City Council with the two incumbents Roland Boesker receiving 30 votes and Mary Glenn, 26, both winning another term. Daniel S. Huls II had 17 votes with another 12 write-ins.

? One position on Florence City Council saw incumbent Edwin H. Robinson with 22 votes defeating challenger Pamelia (Pam) Wells with 11 votes.

? Two position on the Goessel City Council saw incumbents Larry D. Schmidt with 88 votes and Larry C. Lindeman with 84 votes defeating challenger Dean Snelling who had 76 votes.

? Five positions on Ramona City Council saw incumbents A.J. Svoboda with 12 votes; Billy E. Alcorn with 19 and Arthur Stroda with 22. Rachel Mealor, one of two challengers, received 11 votes to secure a seat. The fifth seat was a tie between incumbent James Thompson and challenger Jayme Brunner, both with 8 votes.

A complete list of all candidates and votes will appear in the April 10 edition of the Free Press, along with other details from the April 2 city/school general election.










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