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REGION FIVE DEVELOPMENT COMMISSION: Identifying the path to the future


BAXTER — Sustainability. Land use. Jobs. Housing. Transportation. 

Nearly 200 people gathered Wednesday in Baxter to consider what this region could be in 20 years on all those fronts and how to get there from here. It was the kick-off session for a Region Five Development Commission regional plan. 

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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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