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Illegal flea market cleared, issue resolved

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Almost one year after the "illegal flea market" issue first came to light for the city of Brainerd, it is now resolved.

As of 3 p.m. Friday, city officials said owner Chad Ross cleared his property, and he was released from jail.


The successful final cleanup is thanks two factors, City Planner Mark Ostgarden said:

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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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