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Candidates seeking school board seats

January 15, 2011


Candidates are lining up to run for seats on area school boards.

Four candidates filed Friday at the Douglas County Courthouse:

• Marlene Merrill, for one of four seats on the Lawrence school board. Merrill is finishing a four-year term on the board, and is seeking re-election.

• Shannon Kimball, also for a seat on the Lawrence board. She is an attorney and member of the district’s Lawrence Elementary School Facility Vision Task Force.

• Tony Wedel, for the at-large position on the Baldwin City school board.

• Bryan Maring, for a seat on the Eudora school board.

The filing deadline for candidates is noon Jan. 25 at the Douglas County Courthouse, 1100 Mass. The filing fee is $5.


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