New Ulm City Councilor Ruth Ann Webster filed for re-election on Tuesday. Webster represents New Ulm’s 1st Ward, and has served on the city council for 12 years. She is an attorney who has been working part-time with Southern Minnesota Legal Services, which provides free legal services and advice to low-income clients. She’ll reportedly be retiring from those duties at the end of October. Other New Ulm residents that have filed for city council seats include Lisa Fischer in the 2nd Ward and Chuck Hanson for the 3rd Ward. The filing period to run for elected office this year continues through 5pm next Tuesday.