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BRAINERD CITY COUNCIL:Banners no longer allowed on historic water tower


The Brainerd City Council on Monday unanimously approved a staff recommendation to discontinue allowing organizations to place banners on the city’s historic water tower at South Sixth and Washington streets. 

City Administrator Dan Vogt said instead groups will be welcome to use the Welcome to Downtown Brainerd sign at Laurel and South Sixth streets. The city also would work with Brainerd Community Action on messaging on the board there. 

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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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