Approximately 200 people packed the County Sheriff Candidate Forum in Menomonie last night. Democratic candidates Rodney Dicus and Randy Knaack appeared along with Republican candidates Jacob T. Ohman, Adam Zukowski, and Kevin Bygd.

Randy Knaack is the current mayor of Menomonie, and has stated that if elected he will serve as sheriff full-time, mayor part-time, and will turn over his business Knaack's Advertising to family members.

Ohman is a graduate of Durand High Schoool and attended UW-Stout. He owns Ohman's Firearms, located sout of Downsville.

Rodney Dicus is a resident of Elk Mound and is an investigator with the Dunn County Sheriff's office, where he has worked in several capacities since 1986.

Adam Zukowski is the Dunn County Humane Officer and has worked for the Sheriff's Office for 15 years. Previously he was a WYoming State Trooper and worked for the Sheriff's Office as a reserve deputy and as an officer in Glenwood City and Spring Valley.

Kevin Bygd is Captain of Field Services for the county Sheriff's Office. He has served with the Sheriff's Office for 28 years, starting his career there as a jailer/dispatcher.

The forum was sponsored by the League of Women Voters of the Greater Chippewa Valley.

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