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Sager Seeking First District Commission Seat

Editor’s Note: The following information was provided by the candidates for First District Grundy County Commissioner, based on questions submitted to them by the Trenton Republican-Times. Only Don Sager, who is running as the Republican candidate, submitted answers prior to the deadline. The second candidate, Jimmy Martin, an independent, declined to return his information.

Don Sager

Don Sager

Don Sager of 839 Town and Country Lane in Trenton is the Republican candidate

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Clerk’s Office Open

The Grundy County Clerk’s Office will be open Saturday morning to allow voters to cast absentee ballots in the Nov. 8 Presidential Election.
The office, located on the second floor of the courthouse, will be open from 8 a.m. until noon for absentee voting. Absentee ballots can be cast until 5 p.m., on Monday.

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Absentee Voting Begins Tuesday

For those who have been patiently waiting to cast their votes in the Nov. 8 presidential election, the wait is over – absentee balloting will begin on Tuesday.
Absentee voting will take place from 8:30 a.m to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday in the Grundy County Clerk’s Office, located on the second floor of the courthouse. The clerk’s office will also be open from 8 a.m. to noon on Saturday,  

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Election Judges Set For Aug. 2 Primary

Next week isn’t just fair week in Trenton, it’s also election week as voters will to the polls on Tuesday, Aug. 2 to cast ballots in the primary election.
Locally, the only race to be decided during the primary is the one for First District Grundy County commissioner in which incumbent Gene Wyant is being challenged by Don Sager on the Republican ticket. The winner will face Jimmy R. Martin,

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Voter Registration Deadline

The deadline to register to vote in the August Primary election is quickly approaching.
Those wishing to register to vote in the Aug. 2 primary must do so by Wednesday, July 6. Those wishing to register may do so in the Grundy County Clerk’s Office, located on the second floor of the courthouse.

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Fire Department Seeks Sales Tax For Equipment, Training Center

When voters in the city of Trenton go to the polls on April 5, one of the issues they will be deciding is a one-quarter percent sales tax for fire department operations.
The tax, which is anticipated to raise around $177,000 per year, can only be used for fire operations and not other parts of the city budget. According to firefighter Doug Franklin, who is helping with efforts to help

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Clerk’s Office Open For Absentee Voting

The Grundy County Clerk’s Office will be open Saturday morning to allow county residents to vote absentee in the April 5 municipal election.
The office will be open from 8 a.m. to noon to allow for voting. Absentee ballots may be cast until 5 p.m., Monday, April 4.

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April 5 Registration Deadline Nears

The last day to register to vote for the April 5 Municipal Election is nearing.
The last day to register is Wednesday, March 9, with those wishing to register able to do so in the county clerk’s office.

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Filing Begins On Tuesday

The filing period for the Aug. 2 Primary Election will begin on Tuesday, Feb. 23 and run through Tuesday, March 29 in the county clerk’s office, which will open at 8 a.m. for those wishing to file.
County offices that will be up for re-election in November include both associate commissioner positions, treasurer, assessor, public administrator, sheriff and coroner. Anyone filing for the primary election must submit a completed Form

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