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Endorses Kellett


I heartily endorse Chris Kellett for Representative of District 10A. Chris has given me renewed hope for moderation in the Republican Party.


As a life-long Republican with recent reservations about the direction the party, I am happy to see Kellett’s genuine concerns for fiscal accountability, quality education, and individual responsibility.

Frank McLean

Pequot Lakes

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 Causecast.org — 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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