There will be a new presiding commissioner in Grundy County on Jan. 1 as local voters have elected a Republican challenger to current commissioner Kenny Roberts.
Rick Hull defeated Roberts by just 30 votes, 746-716, to grab the Republican nomination during Tuesday’s Primary Election. Hull will face Democrat nominee Troy Hanes in the November General Election. Hanes did not have any opposition in the primary race.
Roberts, a two-term officeholder,