Frank Tomlanovich en Governor-Appointed Vilas County Sheriff Says He'll Run For Election <p>Vilas County Sheriff Joe Fath says he’ll run for election to the office next year.&nbsp; Fath was appointed sheriff upon the death of Frank Tomlanovich in June.&nbsp; To remain sheriff, he’ll have to be elected in November.&nbsp;</p><p>Fath says he has been planning to run for over two years – even before his appointment.&nbsp;</p><p>He says during most of his 18 years as chief deputy, federal law required chief deputies to abandon their posts before running for sheriff.&nbsp; That provision was recently changed.</p> Thu, 26 Dec 2013 20:03:47 +0000 Natalie Jablonski 12437 at Gov.Walker Seeks Vilas Sheriff Applicants <P>Governor Walker has asked for applications for appointment to the vacant sheriff's job in Vilas county.</P> <P>Sheriff Frank Tomlanovich died last week after a short illness.</P> <P> </P> <P>The new sheriff will begin serving upon appointment and will complete a term ending January 5, 2015.</P> <P>An applicant must reside in Vilas County at the time the appointment becomes effective.</P> <P>More information can be found on Governor Walker’s website: <A href=""><U><FONT color=#0000ff></FONT></U></A>.</P> Fri, 28 Jun 2013 17:00:01 +0000 Ken Krall 4301 at Walker Passes Condolences To Tomlanovich Family <P>Governor Scott Walker has extended his sympathies to the family of Frank Tomlanovich, the Vilas County Sheriff who died Thursday after a short illness.</P> <P>While in Tomahawk Friday afternoon to sign bills concerning ATV's Walker said he was shocked when he heard the news..</P> <BLOCKQUOTE> <P><I><U>"...the sheriff, in office since 2010, relatively young, just 61 I believe, first and foremost Tonette and I send out our thoughts and prayers not just to his family, but to the whole county and the larger region. Fri, 21 Jun 2013 23:33:50 +0000 Ken Krall 4017 at