OREGON COUNTY -- The filing deadline for the April 8 municipal election was Jan. 22 and several area residents have signed up for city positions in Alton, Koshkonong and Thayer.
At Alton southside incumbent alderman Glen R. Jenkins will face no opposition and northside Alderman Robert Curtis will run unopposed.
The city of Koshkonong will see three positions on the April 8 ballot. Ward I incumbent Alderman Mary Mitchell will face challenger Nadine Langley for a two-year seat.
The Ward II seat will see incumbent Stave Martin up against John Smith. There is a Ward II alderman unexpired term of one year on the municipal ballot. Those who have filed for that seat include Norma Duncan, Rose Vandiver and Paul Roe.
The city of Thayer will have four open positions on the spring ballot.
The mayor's seat in the city now held by Allen Deckard will have the following candidates try for that position: Deckard, Julie Runyon, Bobby Couch and Alvin Clark.
The Ward I, one-year unexpired alderman term in the city will be on the ballot. Candidates who have filed for that seat are Fern Hickinbotham and Eugene "Jeanie" Croney. The Ward II alderman seat will see two trying to win that seat, incumbent Robert "Bob" Grimes and Bob Crase.
City tax collector Janice Tolar will face no opposition in the municipal election.