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Nelson challenges Franson for District 8B endorsement

Sue Nelson is vying for the Republican endorsement in House District 8B.

Sue Nelson of rural Perham has announced her intention to seek the Republican endorsement for Minnesota House District 8B.

Republican Mary Franson of Alexandria is the District 8B incumbent.

Nelson has been a familiar face on the political scene, most recently in the last 15 years in Otter Tail County. She has served on the executive committee for the Otter Tail County Republican Party; and was elected last spring to the position of chair of the Republican Party of Otter Tail County.

Nelson owns Nelson Talent and Event Management, and along with her husband, Brian, also owns and operates Tactical Defense Systems, teaching permit to carry/conceal carry classes and personal defense and protection classes.

Nelson and her husband have been married for 35 years and have one son, Mac.

Al Edenloff
Al Edenloff is the news and opinion page editor for the Echo Press. He was born in Alexandria and lived most of his childhood in Parkers Prairie. He graduated with honors from Moorhead State University with a degree in mass communications, print journalism. He interned at the Echo Press in the summer of 1983 and was hired a year later as a sports reporter. He also worked as a news reporter/photographer. Al is a four-time winner of the Minnesota Newspaper Association's Herman Roe Award, which honors excellence in editorial writing.  
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