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Contested race slated in Ward 1
Bemidji Minnesota P.O. Box 455 56619

BEMIDJI - There will be a contested election for Ward 1 after all.

Derrick Houle filed for election on Monday, joining previously announced candidate Michael Meehlhause.

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Filing for Ward 1 ends Tuesday.

It was extended beyond the normal filing period as sitting Councilor Kevin Waldhausen filed for re-election and then withdrew from election. Per state statute, that prompts an extension of the filing period for that city ward.

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Pioneer staff reports
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