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Extreme Project


NISSWA - Casual watchers of ABC's "Extreme Makeover: Home Edition" Nisswa business owners never expected to have their work become part of an episode.

That will change at 7 p.m. on Jan. 2 when Sculpture by Design's cement work on a featured planter in front of the home is expected to air across the country.

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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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