Nisswa racer honored


Nisswa rider Colton Sturm was honored as the Midwest Snowmobile Race Association’s No. 1 Hillcross Pro driver at its banquet last weekend.

Sturm, riding a Ski-Doo, won the Pro 900, Pro Open and Ultra Pro classes and was third in Pro 800 points.

The events were raced in Minnesota and Wisconsin from February through the first weekend in March. Sturm finished in the top five in every Pro final. With the win he also was awarded the No. 1 plate for next season. 

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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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