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Be Inspiring: Linsten-Lodge is Be Inspiring winner for May


Nicki Linsten-Lodge is a great community supporter who wears many hats. She is the Head Start family and classroom support coordinator and the Early Childhood Coalition coordinator.

Linsten-Lodge grew up in Duluth and has lived in the Pine River-Backus area for the last 14 years.

“I was very fortunate to have many caring adults growing up,” she said about her adult role models as a child.

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Denton (Denny) Newman Jr.
I've worked at the Brainerd Dispatch with various duties since Dec. 7, 1983. Starting off as an Ad Designer and currently Director of Audience Development. The Dispatch has been an interesting and challenging place to work. I'm fortunate to have made many friends, both co-workers and customers.
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