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MADISON — Gov. Tony Evers announced today that he is seeking applicants for Forest County Sheriff. The appointment will fill a vacancy created by Sheriff John Dennee’s resignation, effective Sep. 5, 2021. The new sheriff will complete a term ending Jan. 2, 2023.

The application for appointment can be found on the “Apply to Serve” page on Gov. Evers’ website at: To apply, please complete the “Register of Deeds, Coroner, and Sheriff” application form. Applications must be submitted by 5 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 8, 2021.

Applicants with questions about the sheriff selection process may contact the Governor’s Office of Legal Counsel at [email protected] or (608) 266-1212.

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