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Pierce County voters will help choose challengers

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Area Wisconsin residents will be asked to vote in August primaries for a U.S. congressional seat and a seat in the Wisconsin Senate.

In the Third Congressional District, which includes Pierce County, there will be a three-way primary to choose the Republican candidate to oppose the Democratic incumbent, Ron Kind of La Crosse. Republican candidates are Tony Kurtz of Prairie du Chien, Karen L. Mueller of Chippewa Falls, and Ken Van Doren of Mauston.

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Judy Wiff
Judy Wiff has been regional editor for RiverTown’s Wisconsin newspapers since 1996. She holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism and sociology from UW-River Falls. She has worked as a reporter for several weekly newspapers in Wisconsin.
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