When Chippewa County Sheriff Stacy Tufto announced his retirement earlier this year, it set the stage for a new sheriff to be elected in this year's general election. The filing period for the sheriff's position closed recently, and three candidates have thrown their hats into the ring.

 

When Chippewa County Sheriff Stacy Tufto announced his retirement earlier this year, it set the stage for a new sheriff to be elected in this year’s general election. The filing period for the sheriff’s position closed recently, and three candidates have thrown their hats into the ring.

Brian Hanson, Shawn Joyce, and Derek Olson have all officially begun campaigning. All three are Chippewa County deputies.

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