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Funding OK’d to fix Highway 10 sinkhole


Funding is in place to fix a sinkhole under the eastbound driving lane of Highway 10 just east of Staples. 

Judy Jacobs, MnDOT District 3 communications specialist, said the state office on Thursday approved the district’s request for an order to authorize emergency repair work, expected to cost about $100,000. 

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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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