Recall Election Winner
9:58 am
Mon August 4, 2014

New Crandon Mayor Takes Office

Crandon's new mayor is starting his first week in the office.
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Crandon’s new mayor has his first day at the office Monday.

Dennis Rosa won a recall mayoral election last Tuesday, beating then-incumbent mayor Rob Jaeger with two thirds of the vote. 

Rosa says his main goals are to keep things running smoothly, and to serve the will of the people. 

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Rosa Wins Recall
6:37 pm
Thu July 31, 2014

New Mayor Set to Take Over Friday P.M.

Crandon is scheduled to have a new mayor as of Friday evening.
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Crandon’s soon-to-be mayor is set to take the oath of office Friday.

Dennis Rosa was elected in a recall vote Tuesday, in which he won two thirds of the votes and beat out incumbent mayor Rob Jaeger.

City clerk Cindy Bradley says after a recall, there’s a mandatory three day window that allows for a recount if vote totals are close, which they aren’t in this case.  Then the new mayor can take over. 

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By a substantial margin
10:55 pm
Tue July 29, 2014

Challenger Rosa Wins Crandon Mayoral Recall

Crandon will have a new mayor.  Incumbent major Rob Jaeger lost a recall election by a wide margin yesterday to challenger Dennis Rosa, 184 votes to 378.  

The polls closed at 8 pm last night. 

Rosa will assume the role of mayor as soon as he takes the oath of office.  


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Residents Go to Polls July 29th
4:55 pm
Tue July 1, 2014

Crandon Mayor to Face Single Challenger in Recall Election

Over two hundred people signed a petition in favor of a recall election for Mayor Rob Jaeger.
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There will be just two candidates to choose from when Crandon residents vote in a recall election for mayor on Tuesday July 29th. 

Citing political differences, a citizen gathered over 200 signatures on a petition asking for a recall of Crandon Mayor Rob Jaeger.

But there was some confusion as to whether it would actually happen, when last week the City Council voted not to call for an election.

Spokesperson for the Wisconsin Government Accountability Board Reid Magney says it wasn’t optional. 

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Upgrading All Lighting
5:18 pm
Mon December 16, 2013

Crandon Schools Net Thousands For Energy Upgrades

WPS and Focus on Energy presented Crandon Schools with a substantial check Monday.
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Crandon School District is getting a financial boost to pay for energy conservation measures.  Wisconsin Public Service and the statewide Focus on Energy program presented Crandon Schools with a $34,000 check Monday to help pay for energy-efficient lighting. 

District Administrator Jim Asher says the school was looking to save money on costly energy bills.

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Boosting Local Economy
10:00 am
Sun October 6, 2013

Hometown Trolley Receives Loan for Expansion

A Crandon company is getting an extra $150,000 in loans to fund an expansion.  Hometown Trolley is increasing its manufacturing capacity.  The loan comes from the Board of Commissioners of Public Lands.  The agency uses money from timber sales to fund economic development projects.  Hometown Trolley already received a loan from BCPL earlier this summer.  But BCPL Executive Secretary Tia Nelson says the company asked for extra money when it revised its project costs. 

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Stimulating Economic Development
6:37 pm
Thu August 8, 2013

Crandon Likely to Net $2.1M in State Loans

The Board of Commissioners of Public Lands has approved $2.1 million in loans for the Crandon area.
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A state lending agency has given the green light to loan more than two million dollars to the city of Crandon and its schools.  

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