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Quick-learning Devine has Flyers at state


Ricky Devine has gone from no clue to really good in three years.

The Little Falls senior joined the Flyers’ Nordic ski team as a sophomore and through hard work has become one of the top skiers in the Central Lakes Conference and Section 8.

He proved it the last two weeks. Devine won the individual skate race during the Feb. 3 Central Lakes Conference meet. His win helped the Flyers tie for the conference championship with St. Cloud Tech.

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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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