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Sinkhole closes eastbound lane of Highway 10 east of Staples


A section of Highway 10 just east of Staples was closed Wednesday morning after a Minnesota Department of Transportation crews discovered a sinkhole under the eastbound driving lane. 

The driving lane of eastbound Highway 10 will be closed until further notice as MnDOT crews assess the damage and wait for emergency funding to fix the problem, said Judy Jacobs, MnDOT District 3 communications specialist. 

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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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