Michels elected chairman of Chippewa County Board
Paul Michels of rural Bloomer was elected as chairman of the new 15-member Chippewa County Board Tuesday night. He gained nine votes to six for former Chairman Larry Willkom.
Michels represents District 3, which includes a large area, from the town of Howard all the way to the village of New Auburn and includes the town of Woodmohr and part of Eagle Point. Michels is a former member, and president, of the Bloomer School Board.
Mary Ellen Brehm, who had been serving as…
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