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Plum City man declares candidacy for sheriff

Pierce County Clerk Jamie Feuerhelm (standing) watches as Oake Gregory fills out the paperwork declaring that he is a write-in candidate for county sheriff.

Oake C. Gregory, Plum City, has declared his write-in candidacy for Pierce County Sheriff.

Gregory is seeking the position as an independent, stating he is representing the people of Pierce County.

The other candidates for the position are first-term incumbent Nancy Hove and Tom Gunderson, a partol sergeant with the Sheriff's Department.

The election will be Tuesday, Nov. 2.

Read more in the Oct. 6 print version of the Pierce County Herald or the Oct. 7 print edition of the River Falls Journal.

Bill Kirk

Bill Kirk was editor of the Pierce County Herald in Ellsworth, from 1988 to February, 2015 and is now on staff as a reporter. He holds a bachelors degree in journalism from the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire. He previously worked in the media distribution department at the University of Minnesota's Minneapolis campus and is past editor of The Tri-County News in Osseo, Wisconsin.

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