Business Notes- Aug. 6



Heldt named executive director at women’s center

Tonya Heldt, a 2008 graduate of The College of St. Scholastica, has been named executive director of the Mid Minnesota Women’s Center.

Heldt is an organizational behavior major with a minor in psychology. The night program geared for adults gave Heldt the opportunity to work toward the completion of her degree while continuing to work during the day. 

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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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