WALWORTH COUNTY SUNDAY -- Newcomer Michael Kluck is challenging incumbent Alderman Gary Payson Sr. in the only contested race for Elkhorn City Council this spring.
Incumbent aldermen Hoss Rehberg and Tom Myrin are unchallenged for seats in District 1 and District 5, respectively.
WALWORTH COUNTY SUNDAY -- One aldermanic seat is up for election April 7 in each of Lake Geneva’s four districts, with two of the four races contested.
In District 1, newcomer Christopher Gelting is challenging incumbent Alderman Ellyn Kehoe. In District 2 and District 3, incumbent aldermen Alan Kupsik and Richard Hedlund, respectively, are running unopposed. In District 4, Kenneth Howell and Mary Jo Fesenmaier are running for a council seat after Alderman Dennis Lyon decided not to run for re-election.
JANESVILLE -- The northbound lanes of Interstate 39/90 near Janesville are closed following the crash of a truck carrying hazardous chemicals.
Lanes are closed between Racine Street near St. Mary's Hospital and U.S. Highway 14 near the Holiday Inn Express.
BELOIT TOWNSHIP -- Two town of Beloit supervisors are running to replace outgoing board chairman Tim Guenther. Diane Greenlee and David Russell are running for the open seat.
Russell did not return his questionnaire.
BELOIT -- Four candidates are running for three open seats on the Beloit City Council. Councilors Dave Luebke and Regina Hendrix are running for re-election and will be challenged by Gwendolyn Pierce and Marilyn Sloniker when voters go to the polls April 7. Luebke is finishing his second term on the council and Hendrix was appointed in June to replace Kevin Leavy, who left for a job with the School District of Janesville.
Regina Hendrix and Gwendolyn Pierce did not return questionnaires.