Duraine and Peterson re-elected in Columbus

Incumbents Jeff Duraine and Denny Peterson handily defeated challenger Glen Kothe in the race for seats on the Columbus city council.

Duraine received 1,582 votes and Peterson 1,249.

Kothe got 544 votes, and there were 24 write-ins.

In the mayoral race, Dave Povolny ran unopposed. A total of 1,774 voters voted for Povolny, and 47 wrote in names.