Sixth person files for Ripon School Board

A full six candidates are running for three seats on the Ripon Area School Board this spring.

This comes as Gary Wetzel filed paperwork on the last day, bringing the total to six. Had a seventh person filed, a primary election would have been necessary in February.

Those running include incumbents David Olson, David Scott and Gary Rodman, along with challengers Brian Reilly, John Sperger and now Wetzel. The deadline to file candidacy papers was Wednesday, Jan. 2.

Only three will make the cut. This year’s spring election is in early April.

Nine members on the Ripon Area School Board serve three-year terms, with three members up for election annually.

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