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3 more file to run for Brainerd School Board

There are now 11 candidates in the running for five seats on the Brainerd School Board

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BRAINERD — The candidate pool for the Brainerd School Board race is up to 11 after three new candidates filed for the positions Wednesday, Aug. 3.

With three four-year seats on the ballot, incumbent Charles Black Lance will try to earn another term, while newcomer Lowell Smith becomes the seventh name in the running. Mike Stanek is the latest of four candidates vying for the two two-year seats, which are on the ballot in a special election after last year’s resignation by Bob Nystrom and the more recent resignation from Jana Shogren, who will leave the board later this year.

Crosslake’s mayoral race became contested Wednesday, after incumbent Mayor David Nevin filed to retain his seat. He will face off against newcomer Carla Bainbridge, who filed the previous day.

Filings on Aug. 3

School districts

Brainerd School District No. 181

  • School Board member, four-year term (elect three) — Charles Black Lance (incumbent), Lowell Smith.
  • Special election for School Board member, two-year term (elect two) — Mike Stanek.

Cities

Breezy Point

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  • Special election for council member — Steve Jensen.

Crosslake

  • Mayor — David Nevin (incumbent).
  • Council member (elect two) — Jayme Knapp.

Nisswa

  • Council member (elect two) — Mark Froehle (incumbent), Jesse Zahn (incumbent).

Townships

Irondale Township

  • Township treasurer — Cheryl Kostal (incumbent).

Little Pine Township

  • Township supervisor, seat B — Norman Hawley (incumbent).
  • Township treasurer — Nan Hawley (incumbent).

Platte Lake Township

  • Township supervisor, seat 2 — John Gregersen (incumbent).
  • Township clerk — Robert Dambowy (incumbent).

Hospital district

Cuyuna Range

  • Board member, Dean Lake — Lori Burgstaler.
Related Topics: ELECTION 2022BRAINERD SCHOOL BOARDCROSSLAKE CITY COUNCIL
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