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Filings open for Hancock school and council positions

The filing period for the Hancock City Council and Hancock School Board will be running for two weeks in August. The filing dates for positions on these boards will run from Aug. 3 through Aug. 17.

For the Hancock City Council, two council positions and the mayor position will be up for election. The mayor is a two year term and council is a four year term. The terms of councilmen Bruce Malo and Jeff Flaten will expire this year. Mayor Bruce Schmidgall's term will also expire.

On the Hancock School Board there are also three seats up for election. The seats currently held by Rob Schmidgall, Rod Peterson and Joel Flaten will be up for election.

Affidavits of candidacy are available in the Hancock City Office for council and at the Hancock School office for school board.