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Laurel Street resident criticizes snowplowing policy


Brainerd will look at its downtown snowplowing policy after receiving concerns from a downtown resident Monday night, Kent Johnson, who has lived on Laurel Street for eight years, told the Brainerd City Council that for years he has witnessed inconsistency with how residents are notified of downtown snowplowing. Sometimes the signage signaling snow plowing isn't put up until late at night, when residents are sleeping and unable to move their vehicles, Johnson said.

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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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