New Hampton, Iowa – There is a new mayor in New Hampton.
Debra Larson was elected to the position at 288 votes. Scott Hogeland received 244 votes followed by William Croell with 190.
Larson will take the place of Bob Martin, who has served on New Hampton City Council for more than 20 years and has served as mayor for two terms.
Martin was planning to step down several months ago, but after the November election, Duane Devine, who won the original election, declined to take office. Martin agreed to continue as intrim mayor.
Larson will be sworn in next week.