Three west-central Wisconsin cities — Mondovi, Ladysmith and Barron — will have contested mayoral races in the spring elections.
In Mondovi, incumbent Treig Pronschinske, also a Republican representing the 92nd Assembly District, will face a challenge from Brady Weiss.
By contrast, incumbent mayors Marty Reynolds in Ladysmith and David Vruwink in Barron are not seeking re-election.
Vying to replace Reynolds are James West and Alan Christianson Jr., son of Ladysmith’s city administrator. Rod Nordby and Ron Fladten are running for mayor in Barron.
Following is a list of contested municipal races in regional cities, with (I) designating incumbents:
Augusta: Ward 2, Sondra Larson, John Deering.
Barron: Mayor, David Vruwink (I) not running, Rod Nordby, Ron Fladten.
Black River Falls: Ward 4, Joel Busse (I), Brady Palmer.
Bloomer: None contested.
Chetek: None contested.
Durand: Three at-large city council seats, Clarence Weissinger (I), Don Hayden (I), Herb Schneider, Terry Hartung, Travis Hooker, Denise Polzer.
Independence: None contested.
Ladysmith: Mayor, Marty Reynolds (I) not running, James West, Alan Christianson Jr.; Ward 4, Ron Moore (I), Jonathan Goodman Fields.
Mondovi: Mayor, Treig Pronschinske (I), Brady Weiss; Ward 1, Sara Erickson (I) not running, Jeffrey Grochowski, Angie Risen; Ward 3: Jacob Avery (I), Greg Bauer.
Osseo: None contested.
Rice Lake: None contested.
Thorp: None contested.
Whitehall: Mayor, Dan Schreiner (I) not running, Jeff Hauser; Ward 3, Jeff Hauser (I) not running, Barb Mathson, Chad Schneider.