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Essentia Health’s St. Joseph’s Medical Center, Brainerd

Daniel Hansen and Carli Anderson, Baxter, a girl, Brooke Elizabeth Hansen, 8 pounds, 10 ounces, Feb. 21, 2011. Grandparents are David and Jill Anderson, Baxter, Brenda Hansen, Brainerd, and David Hansen, Brainerd.

Shawn Klocke and Catherine Hansen, Brainerd, a girl, Brooke Rose Klocke, 7 pounds, 6 ounces, Feb. 22, 2011. Grandparents are Al and Barb Klocke, Pine River, and Tim and Meri Spiehs, Brainerd.

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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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