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Contest set for office of mayor of Willmar; Christianson facing challenger in Ward 2


WILLMAR -- Willmar voters will have a choice of two candidates for the four-year office of mayor in the Nov. 2 general election. They are incumbent Mayor Les Heitke and challenger Frank Yanish. Both candidates filed affidavits of candidacy by Tuesday's 5 p.m. deadline. The last contested mayor's race occurred in 1990 when retired city clerk Richard Hogland defeated Mayor F.J. "Ole'' Reynolds.

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David Little
David Little covers the Willmar City Council, Willmar Municipal Utilities and other city news.
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