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Billman makes playtime out of work as Crow Wing County Daycare Provider of the Year


Adelynn Horst, 1 1/2, sat content on Laura Billman’s lap. Quiet and snuggled up against her chest, still groggy after just waking up from her mid-afternoon nap as she watched the other kids play farm.

“I always wanted to be a teacher, I would come home and play — ”

“Look, a cow!” Shouted 2-year-old Owen Mejdrich, running up to Billman and proudly displaying the toy cow before returning back to the floor and running it through the farm doors.

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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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