Local businessman challenges Kaercher for commission
Two graduates from the Havre High School class of 1979 are candidates for Hill County commissioner.
Democratic incumbent Doug Kaercher faces Republican challenger Byron Welter on the ballot for the chance to serve a six-year term as Hill County commissioner for District One.
Kaercher, 41, was born and raised in Hill County. He married his wife, Darla, in 1986. Kaercher and his wife, a third-grade teacher at Lincoln-McKinley School, are raising three daughters, Katie, Mary and Anna.
Kaercher attended Helena Vo-Tech where he studied aviation maintenance. In 1984, he founded Topflight Inc., an...