By Paul Schmitt
The Sturgeon Bay Common Council will have three contested races for this April election. Richard Wiesner will be running for another term in District 4 and be opposed by Kelly Avenson who took out papers and returned them in the last week. John Lodl will run for the District 2 seat being vacated by Ron Vandertie who filed a notice of non-candidacy. He joins Robert Starr and David Hayes in the race. District 6 will have incumbent Stewart Fett facing challengers Seth Wiederanders, and Lauri Fish. A primary election will be held February 20th in districts with more than two candidates. The general election will be held April 3, 2018.
The Door County Supervisors will have four contested races for the Spring elections. In District 3, Rov Englebert will face off against Lora Jorgenson. The District 14 race will include Linda D. Wait and Kathryn Shepard-Utzinger. District 18 will pit Steven Sohns against Vinni Chomeau. District 19 will be a three-person race with Bob Bultman, Hugh Mulliken, and Kate Lindsley all vying for the seat currently held by Donald Sitte who filed papers of non- candidacy. District 12 Supervisor Mark Moeller was the only other incumbent to file papers of non-candidacy.