ST. CLOUD - A candidate running for St. Cloud Area school board has dropped out of the race. Bruce Hentges says he is withdrawing.

Hentges cited personal reasons and potential conflicts with his work as executive director of the Local Education & Activities Foundation.

There are five remaining candidates vying for three open seats on the St. Cloud area school board.  They are: Michael Conway, Peter Hamerlinck, Bruce Mohs, Jerry Von Korff, and Hassan Abdullahi Yussuf

The general election is on November 4th.