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WILLMAR -- Don Thorpe of rural Willmar has filed to run for the Willmar School Board.

Thorpe was the first person to file to run for the board, which will have three seats up for election this fall. Election Day is Nov. 2.


Incumbents Dion Warne, Brad Schmidt and Mike Carlson previously announced that they would not run for re-election.

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Linda Vanderwerf

I cover education issues for the West Central Tribune and have worked for the paper since 1995. I have worked in journalism since 1981.

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