Area school board elections Tuesday

Election Day is approaching for the Canby, Lynd, Russell-Tyler-Ruthton and Westbrook-Walnut Grove school districts. The polls will be open at each school district on Tuesday, Nov. 7. Canby, Lynd and RTR will each be electing school board members, while WWG is holding an operating referendum.

Below are polling places and hours for each school district:

Canby Public Schools

Polls will be open from 2-8 p.m. Tuesday at Canby High School.

Canby is holding elections for three seats on the Canby School Board. Each seat is for a four-year term. School board members Laurie Driessen and Kari Harding have filed for re-election.

Lynd Public School

Polls will be open from 4-8 p.m. Tuesday at Lynd Public School.

Lynd is holding elections for three seats on the Lynd School Board. School board members Mark DeJaeghere and Crystal Pochardt have filed for re-election.

Russell-Tyler-Ruthton Public Schools

RTR will be holding elections for three seats on the RTR School Board — one each from the Russell, Tyler and Ruthton areas.

Polls will be open from 4-8 p.m. Tuesday at RTR Elementary School in Ruthton, RTR Middle School in Russell, and RTR High School in Tyler.

Two candidates, Steven Hesse and Tami Nelson, have filed for the Ruthton area board seat. School board member Peggy Dunblazier has filed for re-election in the Tyler area seat.

Westbrook-Walnut Grove Schools

Polls will be open from 5-8 p.m. Tuesday at Walnut Grove Elementary School and Westbrook High school.

WWG is holding an operating referendum.

The proposed referendum would increase the district’s revenue from $760 per student to $1,750 per student.

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