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Frank Yanish files for mayor of Willmar

WILLMAR -- Frank Yanish has filed for the office of mayor of Willmar in the November general election. He will face incumbent Mayor Les Heitke who filed for re-election.

Yanish grew up in Annandale and was a sales representative in the food industry for 25 years. For the past 20 years, he and his wife, Lorna, have been owners and operators of Central Tire and Auto of Willmar.

Yanish served six years on the Planning Commission and three years as chairperson. He is a member of the Church of St. Mary in Willmar and is active in a southern gospel music promotion group called Fly Away Promotions.

The deadline for filing affidavits of candidacy with the City Clerk-Treasurer for the offices of mayor and City Council member is June 1.