MASON CITY – Two new faces won elected seats in Mason City.
Brett Schoneman was elected to city council Tuesday night, and Troy Levenhagen was elected to the park board. Schoneman had 276 votes to Joshua Masson’s 214. Levenhagen was one of three candidates for two seats on the park board. Don Nelson was re-elected, while Craig Binnebose came up short. Alex Kuhn and John Lee both ran unopposed for the at-large and ward 1 seats, respectively. There was about 7% voter turnout in Mason City, and 53 write-in votes in the at-large election.
Over in Clear Lake, Mark Ebeling defeated Rich Oehlert 178-119 for the council ward 1 seat. Jim Boehnke defeated Dana Brant 161-145 for the council ward 3 seat. Michael E. Callanan ran unopposed for the at-large seat.
In Plymouth, Jon Vrieze defeated Cecil W . Kuhlers for mayor.