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DEERWOOD — In dramatic fashion Monday night at the Deerwood City Council meeting, a manufacturer withdrew a contested variance moments before a council vote on a resident-fueled appeal. 

Jerry Bowman, Magnum Machining owner, spoke from the gallery at Monday’s meeting, withdrawing the variance request and announcing the building project would go forward without it. 

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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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