Asmus, Brandt, Hanson elected to School Board


Incumbents Brian Asmus and Jodi Hanson, and newcomer Brian Brandt were elected to the Sibley East Board of Education Tuesday.

The top vote-getter was Asmus with 2,038 votes, followed by Brandt with 2,029 votes, and Hanson with 1,873 votes.

Brian Rodning of Gaylord received 1,756 votes, while Daryl Thurn of rural Green Isle received 976 votes.

Asmus lives in rural Gaylord. Hanson lives in Gaylord, while Brandt lives in rural Le Sueur.

Asmus and Hanson have served on the school board four years.

Long-time member Tim Dolan, whose term will expire at the end of the year, did not seek re-election.

It took until 12:35 a.m. before the election results were finalized. Gaylord was the last precinct in Sibley County to bring the election information to the courthouse.