School Board: Four of six advance to April ballot
BY MIKE WARREN
MARSHFIELD – Voters in the School District of Marshfield have narrowed the field of six candidates down to four, for the April 4 general election.
Unofficial results indicate incumbents Mark Konrardy and Dan Neve have advanced, along with Tara Tremelling and Nicole Forst. Rebecca Oliver and Kat Garrity Vieth were eliminated from contention with the Feb. 21 primary.
Konrardy, a 12-year veteran of the school board, was the top vote-getter in the primary balloting, garnering 2,251 votes. He was followed by Dan Neve, the other incumbent in the race, who grabbed the second-highest number of votes with 1,961. Also advancing to the April election was Tara Tremelling, who picked up 1,785 votes. Tremelling is a 2003 graduate of Marshfield High School. Nicole Forst grabbed the fourth and final spot in April, with 1,509 primary votes. Oliver, who ran unsuccessfully for the school board in 2022, finished in fifth place, with 886 votes. Kat Garrity Vieth got 747 votes in primary balloting.
The top two vote-getters on April 4 will get the seats currently held by Konrardy and Neve.
Meanwhile, Bonnie Andres and Andrew Reigel will square off April 4 in the race to replace District 10 Alderman Peter Hendler in the city of Marshfield. Unofficially, Andres was the top vote-getter in a four-way Feb. 21 primary, with 98 votes. Reigel grabbed the other spot on the April ballot, by getting 84 primary votes. Eliminated from contention with the primary results were Steve Katona and Evan Dayton. Katona finished in third place with 41 votes, while Dayton grabbed 25 ballots.
Hendler is vacating the seat after 16 years.