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Minnesota Department of Corrections community notification coordinator, Michele

Quietly informed


It wasn’t more than seven months ago that a Merrifield community notification meeting for Joshua Paul Rinde drew an emotional crowd that stirred those in attendance. Tuesday night’s community notification meeting for Rinde at the Brainerd Police Department proved to be just the opposite, turning out a quiet crowd of 18. Rinde, a Level 3 predatory offender, will be moving to the 200 block of Fourth Avenue Northeast in Brainerd on Wednesday.

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Jessi Pierce
Born: 9/28/1987 (age 24) High School: Mahtomedi High School (home of the Zephyrs) in Mahtomedi, Minn. College: Journalism and Mass Communications degree from Iowa State University (Class 2010) Passions: Sharing the story. I love getting to know people, and in particular this town as it is so new to me, and being able to share something about them with the public. That and sports, especially hockey and lacrosse. Follow me on Twitter @jessi_pierce (views on Twitter do not represent that of the Brainerd Dispatch)
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