1 incumbent unseated on Hartley council
Becky Stoltz wins H-M-S District 2 write-in campaign
November 4, 2021
The only contested race on local ballots had a photo finish Tuesday.
Incumbent Hartley City Council members Mary Westphalen and Ron Hengeveld, along with newcomer Nick Galm, won the three open seats on the ballot. They edged Greg Cotter and incumbent Council Member Brian Myers to secure four-year terms.
Incumbent Mayor Rodney Ahrenstorff was unopposed on Tuesday's ballot and won re-election. Unofficial vote totals for the five council candidates were: Westphalen, 194 (26.3 percent); Hengeveld, 156 (21.1 percent); Galm, 150 (20.3 percent); Cotter, 145 (19.7 percent); and Myers, 86 (11.7 perc...