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CROSSLAKE —  For Nancy Koch, flowers are her life. 

She’s owned Northwedge Greenhouse in Crosslake for 30 years. So it’s only natural that Koch helped coordinate “Crosslake in Bloom,” an annual event sponsored by the Crosslake office of the Brainerd Lakes Chamber, that aims to brighten and beautify the Crosslake area. 

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Sarah Nelson
Sarah Nelson joined the Brainerd Dispatch in April 2010 and works as a online reporter, content editor and staff writer. She is a world traveler, accused idealist and California native now braving the winters of Central Minnesota. She believes in the power of human resolve and hopes to be part of something that makes history by bringing an end to injustice in the world. Sarah has worked as a criminal background researcher, high school civics teacher, grant writer, and contributing writer with — tackling every issue from global poverty to bio-degradable bicycles. Her favorite thing about living in Minnesota is July. Sarah left the Brainerd Dispatch in April 2014.
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