Two long-time members of the New Ulm District 88 School Board have announced that they will not be running for re-election this year. Susan Nierengarten has served on the school board for the past 12 years. She has announced she will not be filing for re-election for the seat. Carol Ackerson has been a member of the District 88 School Board for the past 10 years. She announced on Wednesday that she will not be seeking re-election this November as well. School board members Patricia Hoffman and Patty Gramentz are also up for re-election this year, but no candidates had filed for any of the New Ulm School Board seats as of Wednesday afternoon. The filing period for many municipal and school board elections around the area this Fall continues until 5pm on Tuesday, August 14th.