City of Freeman

185 E. 3rd Street
Freeman, South Dakota 57029


Voters will head to the polls on Tuesday, April 14, to cast their ballots in a joint city/school election.

Five petitions for Freeman City Council and four for Freeman School Board have been submitted. The deadline to do so was 5 p.m. Friday, Feb. 27.

For city council, incumbent Charles Gering is being challenged by Gary Block for a seat in Ward I and incumbent Charly Waltner is being challenged by Russ Becker for a seat in Ward II. Incumbent Kevin Auch was the only candidate to file a petition for the upcoming vacancy in Ward III.

For Freeman School Board, Cory Gall, Mark Miller, Darnell Tschetter and Kyle Weier will square off for two vacancies. Tschetter is an incumbent and the current president of the board. Chris Lickteig, a current board member whose term is expiring, did not file for re-election.

Freeman Mayor Sam Sorensen is sworn in to his first term in May of 2011