(Times Free Press) - An unexpired seat on the Grundy County Commission, the property assessor's post and the 12th Judicial District public defender's seat will be on the ballot for March 2012 primary elections, according to officials.

The resignation of former County Commission Chairman Ralph Rieben in January created a vacancy filled in March by the appointment of Jeremy Stone. Rieben resigned his post over disagreements on the commission about what to do with the county's aging jail.

Stone, one of five nominees for Rieben's seat when he was appointed last winter, is not seeking to keep the post for the remainder of its two-year term.

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