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Keira Nickaboine (left) sent a snowball winging its way toward the back of Charl



Welcome back, winter. 

Four days into spring the Brainerd area was hit with its biggest snow storm of the season, with 10 inches recorded at 8 a.m. at the DNR field office in Brainerd. 

For the 2010-2011 winter season Brainerd has received 59 inches of snow, DNR program forester Mark Mortensen said. The average at the end of March, he said, is 41 inches of snow. 

“So we’re about a foot and-a-half above average and we’re not done with March,” Mortensen 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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