Three new candidates filed for office during the past week, and one race for Boone County Commissioner is now contested.
Ben Rutten of Cedar Rapids filed Monday for the District 1 Commissioner seat and will face incumbent Commissioner Hilary Maricle.
Also filing for office during the past week were Forrest Francis, a second candidate for Albion City Council, and Kallen Ryan, a sixth candidate for one of the three Ward 1 seats on the Riverside Public School Board.
The filing deadline for new candidates will be this Thursday, March 1, at 4:30 p.m.
In the City of Albion, incumbent Mayor Jim Jarecki and incumbent Councilman Jon Porter are seeking re-election. The filing of Forrest Francis means there are two candidates for two available council positions.
Read the complete story in the Feb. 28 Albion News & Petersburg Press, Print and E-Editions.