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It’s Nationals week


Traffic will be on just about every Brainerd area motorist’s mind this week as an expected 100,000 visitors converge upon Brained International Raceway to attend the 30th annual Lucas Oil NHRA Nationals race.

Minnesota Department of Transportation officials said Monday motorists should plan for heavy traffic volumes on Brainerd lakes area highways — especially Highway 371 — Thursday through Sunday. 

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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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