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Kenosha News (Newspaper) - September 14, 1988, Kenosha, Wisconsin Kenosha news Weathe Kenosha wis. Wednesday september 14, 1988 35c a copy a Home delivered $2.70 weekly tonight Clear with a Low of 52. Calm winds. Thursday partly to mostly sunny with increasing winds and a High of 72. Conditions at la a m. At the Kenosha news it was 76 with winds out of the North at to mph and a steady barometric pressure of 30.13. Zapf Ekornaas unseated county voted District attorney Democrat Robert Jambois 11,036 Robert Zapf inc. 9,439 sheriff Democrat Allan Kehl. 8,666 Ray Devries or. 6,656 Fred Ekornaas inc. 5,720 Republican Michael Henkes. 2,022 clerk of courts Democrat Gail Gentz. 11,872 Robert Hartman. 7,577 Register of deeds Democrat Donna Dietman inc. 12,118 Mary Jane Haugaard. 7,943 . Senate Democrat Herb Kohl. 8,289 Anthony Earl. 6,461 Edward Garvey. 4,145 Douglas la Follette. 1,300 Edmond Hou Seye. 336 Republican Stephen King. 1,498 Susan Engeleiter. 1,261 Peter Taylor or. 144 Etc referendum no. 9,799 yes. 7,586 King won the county but lost statewide Kenosha rejected the borrowing but Racine and Walworth votes passed the referendum Jambois Kehl wins Campaign 88 How Kenosha tops race for a 3-Way race for sheriff by Dave Engels staff writer by Barbara Henkel staff writer for a Guy who a just unseated an incumbent District attorney Robert Jambois was not exactly the picture of jubilation tuesday night. Yet he reflected the happily Low key mood of his supporters gathered at Casa Capri restaurant 2129 Birch Road. The 36-year-old assistant Kenosha City attorney in his first bid for elective office won a sound Victory in the democratic primary for Kenosha county District attorney Over four term incumbent Robert Zapf. The unofficial totals give Jambois 11,036 votes to Zapfl a 9,439, or a margin of 54 percent to 46 percent. Since there is no opponent in the nov. 8 general election Jambois Victory is assured. Calm and deliberate Jambois said a it was hard work from a lot of amateurs. We had everyone helping from professionals to the unemployed and they worked hard and pulled it during the Campaign Jambois criticized Zapf for a failure to get along with Law enforcement agencies mismanaging office personnel and submitting unreasonable budget requests. A i thought it was a hard hitting Campaign a said Jambois. A we were both Blunt honest and issues oriented. It was not a mudslinging race. A i raised issues that voters cared about. I told them the Way i thought the system is supposed to work. Voters perceived a difference in style and liked my style while waiting to take office in january Jambois said he will begin laying the groundwork for his first two year term. A i want to hit the ground running. There Are a lot of things i want to Jambois 8525 234th ave., Salem has been an assistant City attorney since 1981. He graduated from the University of Wisconsin Madison Law school that same year. His wife Beverly is a lawyer in private practice in Kenosha. Kenosha news photo by Bill Stet Robert Jambois and his wife Beverly Are All smiles Over primary results vote totals Ward by Ward. Page 16 Dietman Gentz win in courthouse races. Story Page 22 Gateway referendum gets go ahead. Story Page 22 Zapf 41, 4920 17th st., then a former assistant District attorney came to office in january 1981 after a landslide Victory Over incumbent John Landa. He had no opposition in his 1982, 1984 and 1986 re election bids. In this Campaign Zapf criticized Jambois Lack of experience in prosecuting felonies and in administering a Large Public Agency. A Best of Luck a Zapf told Jambois. A anything i can do in the transition let me know. I be got a Good staff of people. I Hope you treat pm Kenosha news by Brian pass no sheriffs of. Allan Kehl celebrates his win. Hell face Republican Michael Henkes in november. It. Allan k. Kehl won the democratic nomination for Kenosha county sheriff in fairly heavy voting in tuesdays primary election. Kehl Defeated incumbent Fred Ekornaas who was seeking a third term and Deputy Raymond Devries. He will face Michael Henkes in the nov. 8 general election. Henkes was unopposed for the Republican nomination. Ekornaas made a Strong showing among voters outside the City of Kenosha but he finished third. Kehl garnered 8.666 votes 41 percent to Devriese 6,656, or 32 percent and Ekornaas 5,720, or 27 percent. Ekornaas who lives in Bristol led the voting from West of 1-94 with 35 percent compared with 33 percent for Kehl and 32 percent for Devries. Voting was heaviest in the City where 42 percent of those registered voted. In the rest of the county 31.7 percent of those registered voted for a total county turnout of 25,416, or 38.4 percent of the 66,203 registered to vote. Kehl 44, a 21-year Veteran of me department attributed his win to the hard work of a Strong committee and his dealing with issues he perceived Kenosha county residents were most concerned about a the War on drugs and increased patrol visibility. He said that he intends to continue the hard work and concerns into the nov. 8 general election against Henkes and if successful there into his administration. A i done to know the meaning of the word rest a said Kehl. Henkes 36, a welder at Chrysler motors received an unofficial 2,022 votes among Republican voters tuesday. Devries 47, a 21-year Veteran of the department said the need to attack drug crimes was Why he ran two years ago when he also placed second in a three see sheriff Page 2 Jupiter offers Marina proposal by Dave Engels staff writer Jupiter industries Chicago is considering plans for a Kenosha Marina to include housing retail and office developments on the site of the Chrysler Lakemont Plant. The company has drawn up preliminary plans that involve expanding Kenosha a commercial Harbor by excavating into the 42-acre Plant site owned by a Jupiter subsidiary. Further the plan would involve excavating West beyond the sixth Avenue Bridge Dennis Troha president of Jupiter transportation co., Kenosha said today. Homeowner Impact of Southport Marina plan estimated. Story Page 3 Troha said Jupiter a development team also is discussing construction of a Marina Side office Complex condominiums on the Waters Edge and specially retail shops. A your plans depend on How soon the lakefront Plant buildings will be available and figuring out How to dispose of them a Troha said. A if a decision is made to develop the site we would seek Public and creative private financing to carry through with Troha said Jupiter a planning is still in the Early stages and no numbers have been attached yet to the proposed project. He said he could not say How Long it will take before plans Are Complete. A the City and the Southport Lakeshore development group want to move ahead quickly so we Are Labouring under time constraints a he said. Jupiter officials will be meeting regularly with representatives of Southport the Arm of the Kenosha area development corp. That has proposed a $38.5 million 600-slip Marina at the foot of 58th Street. A what we Hope to do is improve on the Marina concept offered by Southport a Troha said a your plans should not be construed As opposition to what Southport has proposed. If we determine that our proposal is not financially or environmentally feasible we will support the Southport plan. The Community should not pass up an Opportunity of this Troha said the lakefront Plant an Industrial site since the late 1800s, poses environmental questions that will take some research by state and Federal agencies to answer. Kohl Engeleiter win Senate primary by Arthur l. Srb associated press writer and Dennis a. Shook staff writer millionaire basketball team owner Herbert Kohl and state sen. Susan Engeleiter won easy primary victories and will Square off in november for the . Senate seat held by sen. William Proxmire a wis. Kohl a Democrat and Engeleiter a Republican grabbed Early leads tuesday and never lost them. In Kenosha county Kohl beat Earl by to percent a margin he nearly duplicated throughout the state. Engeleiter did not win Here. The unofficial vote tallies for the democrats in Kenosha county were Kohl 8,289, 4 percent Earl 6,461, 32 percent former Deputy attorney general Edward Garvey 4,145, or 20.5 percent Secretary of state Douglas la Follette 1,300 or 6.4 percent and Edmond Hou Seye 336, less than i percent. The unofficial vote tallies for the republicans in Kenosha county were King 1,498, or 52 percent Engeleiter 1,261 votes or 43 percent and Peter Taylor a Milwaukee businessman 144 votes or 5 percent. With 98 percent of the state Susan Engeleiter vote counted Kohl had 247,349 votes or 47 percent to Early a 201,334 votes or 38 percent. Garvey had 54.649 votes or to percent la Follette had 19,830 see Senate Page 2 inside lottery fever starts Early. Story Page 3 advice. Area news business. Classified. Comics. Deaths a entertainment Kenosha life local news opine people sports. Television

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