Sindelar will challenge Bender in mayor's race

Former New Prague Mayor Craig S. Sindelar will challenge incumbent Mayor Bink Bender in the November city elections. They will join six candidates who will seek to fill two four-year terms on the city council.

The filing period for city offices ended Tuesday, Sept. 9. The general election will be held Tuesday, Nov. 4.

Sindelar served as mayor from 1991 to 1996, and lost in a four-way race to Bender in 2006. Bender is seeking a second two-year term.

Both Bender and Sindelar also served on the city council prior to being elected mayor.

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