Hospital district gains new commissioner
The incumbents in two of the races for Hospital District 6 commissioner seats won handily and a third commissioner was elected to an empty seat Tuesday.
Re-elected were Kristan Hare, who won over Steven (Ray) Clover, 526-290; and Jerry Kennedy, the other incumbent, who defeated challenger Gerry L. Salstrom, 643-230.
Voted in as a new commissioner on the five-member board was Betty Brueske, who won over Diane Larson, 474-362.
Election officials stated that it had been noted by some that two of the candidates for the commissioner posts had filed for the wrong districts. The official said that the county prosecutor’s office had checked and stated that they had filed for the correct positions.