Ashland Mayor not seeking re-election

By KBJR News 1

Ashland Mayor not seeking re-election

January 7, 2014 Updated Jan 7, 2014 at 4:17 PM CDT

Ashland, WI (NNCNOW.com) --- Ashland Mayor Bill Whalen has announced that he will not be seeking re-election.

Mayor Whalen wrote on his Facebook page today saying that he has decided to return to the private sector and thanks the residents of Ashland for giving him the opportunity to serve the community for the past four years.

"It has been a pleasure serving the citizens of Ashland and working with the hard-working, dedicated City employees," said Whalen in his Facebook post.

Posted to the web by Krista Burns