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Here's who is running for city council and school board seats in Detroit Lakes

Seven candidates have filed to run for school board , and there are eight candidates for city council.

Election 2022 in United States
Election 2022 in United States
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Eight candidates have filed to run for three seats on the Detroit Lakes School Board in the Nov. 8 general election.

They are, in no particular order:

Incumbent April Thomas and challengers Susie Felt, Erica Marquis, Ashley Schoenberger, Del Jaskin, Mary Rotter, Ethan Walz and Mickey Okeson.

The top three vote-getters will win seats on the six-member school board.

Incumbents Jennifer Pedersen and Tom Seaworth did not file for election this year.


For Detroit Lakes City Council, there are eight candidates for five seats:

2022 Detroit Lakes Ward Map

In Ward 1, newcomer Shaun Carlson is running unopposed.

In Ward 2, newcomer Michael Stearns is running unopposed.

Ward 3, incumbent Matt Boeke will face challenger Jay Wold.

Four people have filed for two citywide (alderman-at-large) seats: Jackie Buboltz, Celeste Koppe, incumbent Natalie Bly and Jaimie Deraney. The top two vote-getters will be elected to the city council.

Council members Madalyn Sukke, Jamie Marks Erickson, and Dan Wenner did not file for reelection this year.

This story corrects to provide the name of school board candidate Susie Felt, who was left off the list of names provided to the newspaper on Thursday.

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