By BECKY KISER
An Ellis County native now living in Lawrence is a candidate for the U.S. Senate seat currently held by Republican Pat Roberts.
Patrick Wiesner, a Democrat, grew up on a farm north of Ellis and graduated from Ellis High School in 1974.
He has two degrees from Fort Hays State University and a law degree from the University of Kansas.
Wiesner operated a CPA practice in Hays until 1989.
He now owns a firm operating a tax, bankruptcy, and business law practice.
Wiesner was in Hays Monday while campaigning in western Kansas:
Wiesner is also a judge advocate in the U.S. Army Reserve.
You can see more of the interview with Wiesner next week on the ECTV Forum with host Gary Shorman, on Eagle Community TV Channel 14.
For more about the Wiesner campaign, check his website.