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Plane’s plight sparks interested donors


The plight of the Marine plane at the Brainerd Lakes Regional Airport has struck a chord with readers. 

Since the story was published Wednesday about the airport commission’s pending decision to repaint the vintage aircraft or let it go, there have been offers to help.

But Steve Sievek, airport manager, said it’s not simply the idea of spending $20 for paint. 

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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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