In the county?s five school districts, at least one person has filed for every open seat except two, including the Position 4 seat in USD 410 currently occupied by Dale Klassen.
Following are the names of candidates who filed by the Jan. 27 deadline?first for city offices and then for school board. An asterisk (*) indicates an incumbent.
n BURNS (mayor and two council seats): Mark Brunhoeber for mayor; *Daryl P. ?Fritzie? Hatfield and Les Loucks for council.
n DURHAM (mayor, five council seats): Michael Sorensen, mayor; *Verlin Sommerfeld, *Gary Unruh and Tom Harmon for council.
n FLORENCE (mayor, two council seats): Gregory Winn and Mary L. Shipman for mayor; Randy V. Mills for Ward 1, Edwin H. Robinson for Ward 2, council.
n GOESSEL (mayor and two council seats): *Peggy Jay for mayor; *Larry D. Schmidt, Jerry Stika, Dallas Boese and *Larry C. Lindeman for council.
n HILLSBORO (mayor, two city council seats): *Delores Dalke for mayor; *Robert L. Watson and Dan Suderman for Ward 1 (West), and *Shane Marler and Kevin Suderman for Ward 2 (East).
n LEHIGH (mayor, five council seats): No candidates.
n LINCOLNVILLE (mayor, two council seats): No candidates.
n LOST SPRINGS (mayor, five council seats): No candidates for mayor; Connie Jenkins, Joseph A. Zinn and Tish Keesling for council.
n PEABODY (mayor, two council): Larry K. Larsen for mayor; Tom Schmidt, Leslie LaFoy and Janice Woodruff for council.
n RAMONA (mayor, five council): *Patricia M. Wick and Brendan D. Bailey for mayor; *Kelly A. Matkins, Byron North, Billy E. Alcorn, James Thomp?son, Nathen A. Bailey, *Jeanette ?Jeannie? Lea Goza, *Jayme Brunner and *Arthur E. Stroda for council.
n TAMPA (three council seats): *Paul H. Backhus and *Wilbert E. Backhus.
n USD 397 (Centre): No one for Pos. 4; *Brent Methvin for Pos. 5; Jeff D. Bina for Pos. 6.
n USD 398 (Peabody-Burns): *Terril L. Eberhard for Pos. 2; Barry Peter for Pos. 4; *Julia Ensmingr for Pos. 5; William J. Spangler and *Rhonda Loucks for Pos. 6.
n USD 408 (Marion-Florence): *Keith Collet for Pos. 4; *Jan Helmer for Pos. 5; *Lyle K. Leppke and Gary Alleven for Pos. 6.
n USD 410 (Hillsboro-Dur?ham-Lehigh): No one for Pos. 4; *Gary Andrews for Pos. 5; *Eddie Webber for Pos. 6.
n USD 411 (Goessel): *Lynette Duerksen for Pos. 4; Paula Flaming and Kelly Bonton for Pos. 5; James B. Wiens for Pos. 6.