Nolan for the 8th


Rick Nolan was born, grew up, went to school in and still lives in Crow Wing County. He also worked as an educator in adjacent Morrison County and has been a long time business owner in northern Crow Wing County.

Politically, he served this area, first as an outstanding young legislator, and then outstanding young congressman, repeatedly recognized for effective leadership performance on bipartisan basis.

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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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