Cripe runs for coroner

CRIPE: The Clinton County Coroner from 1999 to 2014, Ed Cripe filed his declaration of cadidacy to run for the office again in 2020.

Ed Cripe filed his declaration of candidacy late last week in order to run for the office of coroner, which will be vacated by Amanda Abbott at the end of her second term.

Cripe was previously the Clinton County Deputy Coroner from 1999 to 2004 and the Clinton County Coroner from 2005 to 2012. He believes that experience makes him a strong candidate in the upcoming May 5 primary election.