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Burnsville Chamber to host District 191 School Board candidate forum

Candidates for the Burnsville-Eagan-Savage School District 191 Board of Education have been invited to participate in a forum at 5:30 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 24, in the Burnsville Room, upper level, Diamondhead Education Center, 200 W. Burnsville Parkway.

At the forum, candidates will introduce themselves and answer questions from the audience.

The five candidates for four four-year terms on the Board of Education are Abigail Alt, Lesley Chester, Jen Holweger, Scott Hume and Jim Schmid. All five will be on the ballot Election Day, Tuesday, Nov. 6.

The forum will be sponsored by the Burnsville Chamber of Commerce.

“We are pleased to help provide this opportunity for voters to become informed on this important race,” said Chamber President Jennifer Harmening. “I encourage people to attend the forum or watch it on TV or on the district’s website.” 

The forum will be recorded and available for viewing on the district's website at and also on the district’s educational Channel 18.

Posted: Tuesday, September 18, 2018 - 09:52