Filing period for local office ends tomorrow

The filing period ends tomorrow at 5 p.m. for local, county and state offices.

The latest filings for Bemidji City Council include Ryan Enger, filing for Ward 1, and Ivan Smith, who filed for mayor.

For Beltrami County races, Tim Sumner filed late last week for another term as the District 4 commissioner, and Christian Taylor Johnson filed to challenge incumbent Jim Lucachick in District 5.

For the state race, Matt Bliss filed for House District 5A, challenging incumbent John Persell.


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