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Anderson topped the list of quality school board members

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Former Brainerd School District Superintendent Elliot Whoolery was the district’s top administrator for nearly 20 years and has no doubts where he’d rank Francis “Babe” Anderson among school board members.


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Mike O'Rourke
Mike O'Rourke began his career at the Brainerd Dispatch in 1978 as a general assignment reporter. He was named city editor in 1981 and associate editor in 1999. He covers politics and writes features and editorials.
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