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Waidelich creates a three-way race for GOP in House 10A


Offering to bring the perspective of a young person to the Republican House 10A race, Brad Waidelich, 24, of Nisswa has announced his candidacy for the Legislature.

A small business owner and partner in Ron’s Construction of Nisswa, Waidelich will join Chris Kellett, 45, Brainerd and Kurt Martin, 54, rural Brainerd, in the race for the Republican endorsement. All three said they would abide by the decision of the 9 a.m. March 31 Republican endorsing convention in Aitkin.

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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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