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CROW WING COUNTY BOARD: Proposal aimed at addressing substance abuse, binge drinking


The Crow Wing County Board Tuesday authorized a letter of support to an organization proposed to address alcohol and binge drinking among youths.

The “strategic planning framework state incentive grant application” is submitted by Northern Pines Mental Health Center and Youth Wellness Initiative to the Minnesota Department of Human Services, Alcohol and Drug Abuse Division.

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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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