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Going against the grain — and with the flow


School is out for college student Gene Iserman, but he is still busy meeting deadlines.

“There is definitely a lot to do,” Iserman said. 

While most of his classmates are preparing for their final year of higher education with internships or working summer jobs to save for one last year of college poverty, Iserman is in the last days of preparation for the trip of a lifetime. 

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Becca Clemens
After graduating high school in 2004, I attended Central Lakes College in Staples, MN for 2 years where I got a diploma in Communication Art and Design. I then transfered up to Bemidji State University in, you guessed it, Bemidji, MN. In the spring of 2009, I graduated from BSU. Then in the fall of 2009 I got a job at Echo Publishing, a sister company to the Brainerd Dispatch.
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