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Cass County gets $604,000 state grant


LAKE SHORE — Cass County will receive a $604,000 state grant from funds the three-eighths percent special sales tax for environment and arts generates.

Tuesday, the county board designated Land Commissioner Joshua Stevenson to administer the grant and authorized him to use the money to buy land in the county to improve access to existing county land and to consolidate ownership within existing county land acreages.

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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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