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Biz Buzz: Lakeland Mold receives workplace success award


Lakeland Mold of Brainerd received the Minnesota Workplace Success Award as part of a statewide recognition of college and career readiness.

The Minnesota ACT College and Career Readiness Recognition Ceremony at the Minnesota Department of Education highlighted exemplary college and career readiness efforts by high school students, high schools, community colleges and employers. With a goal of career and college readiness, eight states are partnering with ACT in 2014.

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Renee Richardson
Richardson is a Pacelli High School graduate from Austin, Minn., who earned an applied science degree from the University of Minnesota, Waseca, with an emphasis in horse management. She worked extensively in the resort industry. She received an associate’s degree from Central Lakes College, where she was editor of the Westbank Journal student newspaper, as well as a summer intern at the Dispatch. She graduated from St. Cloud State University summa cum laude with a bachelor’s degree in mass communications and interned at the St. Cloud Times covering business while attending SCSU. She's been with the Brainerd Dispatch since 1996.
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