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Mike Thissen

Age: 43

City: Woodbury

Family: Wife, Tricia; sons, 12, 11 and 9, daughter, 5


Education: Bachelor’s degree in biology from St. Cloud State University

Occupation: Environmental health specialist, city of Bloomington

Mike Thissen wants to be a voice for parents and teachers on the District 833 School Board.

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Mike Longaecker
Mike Longaecker is the regional public safety reporter for RiverTown Multimedia. His coverage area spans St. Croix and Pierce counties. Longaecker served from 2011-2015 as editor of the Woodbury Bulletin. A University of Wisconsin-River Falls graduate, Longaecker previously reported for the Red Wing Republican Eagle and for the Forum Communications Minnesota Capitol Bureau. You can follow him on Twitter at @Longaecker
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