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Published June 08 2010

WEST FARGO SCHOOL BOARD: Former teacher Kvaale, businessman Olson join incumbents Korsmo and Nitzkorski in victory

Two new faces are joining two incumbent members on the West Fargo School Board.

Former West Fargo teacher Judy Kvaale and businessman Dave Olson were elected to the seven-member board on Tuesday, joining incumbents Karen Nitzkorski and Angela Korsmo, who were both re-elected by voters.

In unofficial but complete results, Kvaale led with 13.46 percent or 1,494 votes. Korsmo garnered 11.6 percent, or 1,287 votes, while Olson received 10.76 percent, or 1,194 votes. Nitzkorski took 9.73 percent, or 1,080 votes.

In all, 13 candidates ran for the four open spots.

The other candidates were: Maintenance worker Mark Akers, Freedom Resource Center program director Mark Bourdon, insurance agent DJ Colter, software consultant Rhonda Hawley, Tharaldson Lodging Company executive assistant Jenny Durbin, lawyer Jason Loos, support staff member Chris McDougall, sales consultant Mark Sahli and Moorhead counselor Janel Simonson.

For more details on the results, read Wednesday's Forum.