Mayor of Park Falls runs for Jauch's Senate seat

By KBJR News 1

Mayor of Park Falls runs for Jauch's Senate seat

April 4, 2014 Updated Apr 21, 2014 at 12:42 PM CST

Park Falls, Wis. (NNCNOW.com) -- The Mayor of Park Falls, is planning to run for Senator Bob Jauch's spot in the Wisconsin state senate.

Tom Ratzlaff says he wants to focus on creating employment, infrastructure and conservation opportunities for the Northwoods.

He is a former union millworker, Ratzlaff says he understands what it's like to lose a job. He says he will fight to keep the local economy alive.

Representative Janet Bewley is also in the running for the senate seat.

Jauch is retiring after 30 years in the senate.

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