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BRAINERD CITY COUNCIL: Social host ordinance passed on 5-2 vote


Not only is underage drinking a misdemeanor crime, but allowing underage drinking to take place at your home or on your property could result in a misdemeanor charge. 

The Brainerd City Council with a 5-2 vote on Monday adopted a social host ordinance, aimed at curbing underage drinking parties. Voting against were council members Mary Koep and Bob Olson.

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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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