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Cottage Grove's Bigham appointed to state sports panel

Former state Rep. Karla Bigham will serve on a state sports panel.

Gov. Mark Dayton on Wednesday appointed Bigham to the Minnesota Amateur Sports Commission. The commission oversees the National Sports Center in Blaine other sports facilities around the state, and promotes amateur sporting events. Bigham's term ends Jan. 6, 2014.

Bigham, of Cottage Grove, served four years in the Minnesota House. She did not seek re-election last year.

Scott Wente

Scott Wente has been editor at the South Washington County Bulletin since 2011. He worked as a reporter at other Forum Communications newspapers from 2003 to 2011.

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