Henriksen, Nelson are winners of race for Wakonda School Board

Henriksen, Nelson are winners of race for Wakonda School Board by David Lias Daryl W. Henriksen and Ronald Nelson were the top two vote-getters Tuesday in a four person slate of candidates running for the Wakonda School Board.

Henriksen received 117 votes, and Nelson received 103 votes.

Two other candidates vying for the two future vacancies on the school board � Linda Denzin Anderson and Beth Melstad � received 77 and 62 votes respectively.

Of the 823 registered voters in the Wakonda School District, 199 cast ballots in Tuesday's election. Total voter turnout was just slightly above 24 percent.

Nelson and Henriksen will replace Teresa Donahue and Linda Jorgensen, who decided not to run for re-election.

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