April 4, 2018
The Brillion News
Voters in the Brillion School District approved the $5.6 million referendum to finish renovation of the elementary and middle school building by a margin of 64 to 36 percent (485 votes to 278).
In a three-way election to fill two city council seats in Brillion, incumbents Betty Nies (316 votes) and Wally Sonnabend (251) were returned to office. Challenger Ruben Piepenburg garnered 222 votes.
In the Village of Reedsville, incumbent trustees Patty Schreiber (186 votes), and Jack Siebert (156) were returned to office, and Chad Rataichek (157) was also elected as the board expands to seven members. Challenger Becky Busse had 103 votes.
In the Village of Hilbert, trustees Peggy Nolan(117 votes) and Dan Starfeld (103) were returned to office. Also elected by write-in was Jim Schrubbe (16), succeeding James Koffarnus, who did not seek re-election. Write-in Matt Lewis had 15 votes. The numbers are unofficial.
In southern Brown County, Steve Deslauriers (780 votes) beat James Crawford (510) to succeed Bill Clancy on the county board.
In Manitowoc County, Bob Ziegelbauer won re-election as county executive, beating Eric Sitkiewitz by 169 votes out of over 16,700 cast.