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Terry Kinder (left) and Brainerd City Council member Gary Scheeler discuss the work needed on Kinder's longtime project during the council's visit to inspect progress on June 20, 2014. Brainerd Dispatch file photo.

City to pursue criminal charges on longtime construction project

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The city of Brainerd is pursuing criminal charges against a property owner who, after nearly two years and multiple concessions from the city, has yet to finish a house construction project.


At the Brainerd City Council meeting Monday, the group unanimously agreed to pursue criminal charges, citing few other options and a $2,000 fine cap that's about to be reached.

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Jessie Perrine
Jessie covers the Brainerd City Council and the Brainerd School Board. Born and raised in southern Minnesota, Jessie attended Winona State University, where she majored in journalism with a minor in women and gender studies. She worked at the Winona Daily News, Tomah Journal and the La Crosse Tribune before starting at the Dispatch in 2012.
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