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Crandon group starts recall election process against school boardSubmitted: 03/21/2018
Crandon group starts recall election process against school board
Story By Ben Meyer

CRANDON - A Crandon parent group wants school board members removed in a recall election. That process started Wednesday.

Last Thursday, the board suspended superintendent Dr. Doug Kryder while he's under investigation by the Lincoln County Sheriff's Office.

The group, Citizens United for Education, supported that move, but its concerns extend beyond Kryder. It says the board is unwilling to listen to its concerns.

Community member Jeff Albrecht plans to run in the recall election. Last Monday, he spoke before Kryder, the board, and about 200 people at a school board meeting.


"All of these people here basically represent the CEO of a company," Albrecht said. "When the CEO is mad, people get fired. I'm afraid that's where we're headed."

Citizens United for Education hasn't decided whether it will target most of the five-member board in a sweeping recall or just one board member.

Former principal Glen Pfeifer is running a write-in campaign against sitting board member Joe Mayer. Mayer's regularly-scheduled election is in April.

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