Newcomer Erica Lane defeated incumbent Phil­lip Epping 1,133-826 in the spring election Tuesday for an at-large position on the Northland Pines School Board.

School board member Becky Nordine ran unopposed in Area C.

In the Phelps School District, voters approved a school district referendum 248-63 to exceed the state-mandated revenue limit by $1.18 million. Two Phelps School board members, Sigurd Hjemvick and Russell Szuta, were re-elected unopposed.

For the Three Lakes School board, incumbents Josh Kral and Mike Kwaterski ran unopposed.



Town contests

In the town of Lincoln, incumbent town board Chairman Dick Stoegbauer defeated challenger Scott Nordstrom 303-230.

In the town of St. Germain, challenger Kalisa Nampel Mortag defeated incumbent Tim Clark 276-266 for the Supervisor 3 position and Jeanna Vogel beat Sharon Subel-Seegert 359-177 for the town treasurer position. Current Treasurer Marion Janssen did not seek re-election.



State contests

On the state level, Jill Underly topped Deborah Kerr for the Superintendent of Public Instruction 57.6% to 42.3% in the statewide contest. In Vilas County, voters supported Underly 2,427-2,203. In Oneida County, Underly won 3,777-3,041.

For the District 3 Court of Appeals judge, Gregory Gill Jr. beat Rick Cveykus 55.2% to 44.8%. In Vilas County, Gill won 2,213-1,800. In Oneida County, Gill also won 3,072-2,860.



Oneida referendum

An Oneida County binding referendum to exceed the revenue limit (tax levy) by $500,000 a  year from 2022-’31 for road and bridge construction projects was defeated 3,207-3,719. Three Lakes voters supported the proposal 222-203, while Sugar Camp rejected the plan 145-208.

In a second referendum in Oneida County, an advisory question was defeated 2,878-4,001. The question read: “Should $500,000 of county programs and service be cut from the 2022 Oneida County Budget and that $500,000 be applied to the county highway road and bridge construction budget?” Three Lakes voters rejected the proposal 185-244, and Sugar Camp voters rejected the plan 171-177.