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Brainerd City Council: Annexation word comes up at Brainerd council


Should the city of Brainerd consider annexation in order to extend utilities around Gilbert Lake?

That question came up regarding a proposed Crow Wing County road improvement project.

Tuesday, the council voted 4-1 against asking the county to delay a proposed McKay road resurfacing to allow time for the city to consider extending utilities. Council member Lucy Nesheim proposed asking for the delay and was the sole vote in favor.

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Renee Richardson
Richardson is a Pacelli High School graduate from Austin, Minn., who earned an applied science degree from the University of Minnesota, Waseca, with an emphasis in horse management. She worked extensively in the resort industry. She received an associate’s degree from Central Lakes College, where she was editor of the Westbank Journal student newspaper, as well as a summer intern at the Dispatch. She graduated from St. Cloud State University summa cum laude with a bachelor’s degree in mass communications and interned at the St. Cloud Times covering business while attending SCSU. She's been with the Brainerd Dispatch since 1996.
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