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Four candidates vie for Ward 4 seat

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news Bemidji, 56619
Bemidji Minnesota P.O. Box 455 56619

BEMIDJI –Four candidates will be considered for the vacant seat on the Bemidji City Council.

The candidates, who had to apply before 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, are Linda Lemmer, Lee D. Falk, Reed Olson and Byron J. Rock.

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The candidates will be interviewed by the council in a special meeting at 7 p.m. Monday Jan. 28. The city charter requires the council to fill a vacant council seat by appointment. If they fail to do so 30 days after the vacancy was declared, a special election would be held.

The vacancy was declared after Rita Albrecht won the mayoral election in November midway through four-year term as the Ward 4 councilor.

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