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Millie Klefsaas of Motley was a member of the state champion North Crest Gymnast

Motley gymnast wins all-around, helps team to state championship


Millie Klefsaas of Motley was a member of the North Crest Gymnastics team of Sauk Rapids that captured the title in the first USA Gymnastics Prep Optional State Championships the last weekend in April at Hamline University in St. Paul.

Klefsaas, 11, a member of Team North Crest since March 2010, also won the individual all-around title in her age group by winning three of the four events.

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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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