General election filing underway

Candidates for open county positions could begin filing nomination papers Aug. 6, at the Ida County Auditor’s Office. The deadline to file is Wednesday, Aug. 29, at 5 p.m.

Primary election winners were: District III supervisor Rhett Leonard (R) of Ida Grove, county treasurer Traci Riessen (R) of Battle Creek, county recorder Julie Phillips (R) of Ida Grove and county attorney Meghann Whitmer (D) of Holstein.

November voters will also be picking candidates for five Ida County Extension Council seats, three Ida County Soil and Water Conservation Board positions and township trustees and clerks.

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