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The Church Basement Ladies will be in Brainerd Dec. 9 for one performance of “Away in the Basement!” To help celebrate, Lemieux-Johnson Financial Group and the Lakes Area Senior Activity Center in Brainerd are hoping you will participate in a good-natured Hot Dish Contest. Churches, businesses, civic groups, friends and neighbors are encouraged to prepare their favorite hot dish and submit it for judging at the Senior Center on Eighth and Kingwood streets, Brainerd, at 4 p.m. Dec. 5.

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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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