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Voters in Moorhead, Dilworth and Barnesville go to polls today

MOORHEAD-Voters today will elect members to the Moorhead and Barnesville school boards and the Dilworth and Barnesville city councils.In the Moorhead School Board election, polls will be open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.Twelve people are running for a s...

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MOORHEAD-Voters today will elect members to the Moorhead and Barnesville school boards and the Dilworth and Barnesville city councils.

In the Moorhead School Board election, polls will be open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Twelve people are running for a single one-year seat on the Moorhead School Board that was vacated when Laurie Johnson resigned in late 2016 to move out of the district.

The candidates are: Amy Arel; Brian Mancini; Elijah Dee Sr.; Tanya Kunza; David Hallman; Lisa Holter; Keith Vogt; Lisa Hage; Kara Gloe; David Marquardt; Ruel Johnson and David Thingvold.

Board members are paid $800 a month.

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In the Barnesville School Board election, four people are running for four open seats: including incumbents Jay Rehder and Donald Vancura and newcomers Marla Field and Jacob Thompson.

All of the seats carry four-year terms.

Polls will be open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. Voting will take place in the Barnesville Senior Center and the Comstock Community Center.

Board members receive $65 a meeting. In addition, the board chair receives $300, the vice chair $50, the clerk $125 and the treasurer $250.

In the Dilworth City Council election, five people are running for two open positions and Mayor Chad Olson is running unopposed for re-election.

All seats carry four-year terms and polls in Dilworth will be open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.

For the two city council seats, incumbents Jim Aasness and Jason Kakac are challenged by John Giddings, Heath Knapper and Steven Jesme, a former member of the council.

Dilworth's mayor is paid $8,400 a year. Council members are paid $6,000 a year.

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Voting will take place in the Dilworth Community Center, 709 1st Ave. N.W.

In the Barnesville City Council election, seven people are running for four seats on the city council and two people are running for mayor.

In the mayor's race, incumbent Eugene Prim faces a challenge from Jason Rick for the two-year position.

In Ward 1, newcomers Scott Bauer and Dawn Stuvland, a former council member, are vying for a four-year seat.

In Ward 2, incumbent Donald Goedtke is running unopposed for a four-year seat, while incumbent David Brown is running unopposed for a two-year seat.

In Ward 3, Catherine Enstad, a former council member, is running against Rogena Fronning and Tongia Stokka for a four-year seat.

Polls will be open in Barnesville from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. in the Barnesville Senior Center.

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