Bender files for mayor, Babione for city council

The filing period for city offices in New Prague, Elko New Market and Heidelberg opened Tuesday, Aug. 26, with two candidates filing on the first day in New Prague and one in Elko New Market.

New Prague Mayor W.A. (Bink) Bender has filed for a second two-year term on Tuesday. Meanwhile, former city council member Rob Babione has filed for another term. Babione served four years on the council, but lost a reelection bid in 2006. Incumbent council members Duane Jirik and Jim Kratochvil have said they will not file for another four year-term.

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