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Cloquet pair is tops in fundraising again

 

June 19, 2020

Top fundraisers Rich Brummer, left, and Stu Nelson, right, flank Al Lindner. The two raised more than $127,000 in the Minnesota Fishing Challenge. Nelson created and donated the painting to the fundraiser.

Once again, Cloquet residents Stu Nelson and Rich Brummer were the top fundraisers for the Minnesota Fishing Challenge, with proceeds supporting MN Adult & Teen Challenge drug and alcohol rehabilitation programs statewide.

Nelson and Brummer set a stout record this year, bringing in more than $127,000. Both men are passionate about restoring the lives of drug and alcohol addicts.

The May 30 event, which usually takes place with 150 to 200 teams on Gull Lake near Brainerd, had a different look to it. Rather than a large gathering for a weigh-in, anglers fished their home waters and recor...



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