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Bemidji Education Association to host school board candidate forum Oct. 1

Candidates running for 4-year terms will be available from 9 to 11 a.m. and candidates running for two-year terms will be present from noon to 2 p.m. in the Gene Dillon Elementary gymnasium.

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BEMIDJI — The Bemidji Education Association will host a Bemidji school board candidate forum on Saturday, Oct. 1, in the Gene Dillon Elementary gymnasium.

As part of the general election set for Nov. 8, 10 candidates including two incumbents and eight newcomers are vying for three four-year positions on the board.

Two two-year positions are also up for grabs, for which 13 candidates are vying for these spots.

Candidates running for four-year terms will be available from 9 to 11 a.m. and candidates running for two-year terms will be present from noon to 2 p.m. It will also be livestreamed on the Friends of the BEA Facebook page.

Voters will be able to hear from prospective school board members in a question and answer format moderated by Larissa Donovan.

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