Aug. 17 is the filing deadline in small towns and area school districts
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.
Filing for offices in school districts and small cities without primaries opened statewide on Tuesday and will close on Aug. 17.
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