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Introducing the Dispatch's new publisher


Talk regarding the supposed death of daily newspapers couldn't be further from the truth, says Tim Bogenschutz, who takes over as publisher of the Brainerd Dispatch on New Year's Day.

"They're not dead," he said. "They aren't even close. Small-town newspapers are not going anywhere. In fact, they're on the up-rise."

Bogenschutz, who had been advertising director of the Dispatch, succeeds Terry McCollough, longtime publisher who retired.

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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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