LWVWRA and WRCM to host voter forum
For the Rapids City Times
WISCONSIN RAPIDS – The League of Women Voters of the Wisconsin Rapids Area (LWVWRA) and Wisconsin Rapids Community Media (WRCM) are hosting three forums for candidates competing on the April 2 ballot.
The forums will be held at the Wisconsin Rapids Community Media Center, 220 Third Ave. South. The forum for each office will last 30-45 minutes, with a brief break following.
March 18 at 7 p.m.: town of Grant supervisor race – Jim Yetter and Heather Grys-Luecht and Nekoosa School Board race – Mark Lochner and David Schmidt. March 20 at 6:30 p.m.: Wisconsin Rapids Common Council District 1 – Joseph M Zurfluh and Keith Hetzel; Wisconsin Rapids School Board – Anne Lee, Mary Rayome, and Troy Bier; town of Grand Rapids Chair – Arne Nystom and David Gorski; and town of Grand Rapids Supervisors – Daniel Paulsen, Amber France and Patty Lumby. March 21 at 6:30 p.m.: village of Port Edwards trustees – John Bingham, Tiara Grunden, Sue Mitchell and Betsy Mancel and town of Saratoga supervisors – Mike Peterson and Joshua McDonald.
Candidates not appearing on this list will be offered a chance to be interviewed individually at WRCM.
The forum can be viewed live on the WRCM website at www.wr-cm.org , Solarus high-definition channel 3, Charter Cable standard-definition channel 985, and on Roku devices by adding the WRCM’s channel through the web at: http://roku.streamsource.tv/add/wrcm.
The League encourages voters to attend this event or phone 715-423-0441 to submit questions to the candidates during the live broadcast.
The forum will be rebroadcast at various times on the television channels and will also be available on WRCM’s YouTube channel 24 hours after the forum, at www.wisconsinrapidscommunitymedia.com.