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Olson on ballot for school board election

Another candidate is on the ballot to run for the Mitchell Board of Education election this year. Deb Olson, the current school board president, returned her petition to the Mitchell School District and the signatures were verified, Superintenden...

Another candidate is on the ballot to run for the Mitchell Board of Education election this year.

Deb Olson, the current school board president, returned her petition to the Mitchell School District and the signatures were verified, Superintendent Joe Graves said Wednesday.

There are two seats on the board up for re-election this year, both of which are three-year terms. Olson and

Kevin Kenkel, also an incumbent, and Olson are both on the ballot.

Prospective candidates must take out a petition from the Mitchell School District's business manager, at 821 N. Capital St. They need 20 valid signatures, and petitions must be filed with the business office by 5 p.m. March 29. Signatures must come from registered voters in the Mitchell School District to be considered valid.

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The election is June 7.

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