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Always coming back home


Home is where the heart is.

There’s no question that saying and others like it have found their place nestled away in the hearts of many because, as those sayings attest, home will always be a special place no matter the age or distance travelled. Just ask Pat Niska, whose family home on Southeast 13th Street in Brainerd has housed a member of her bloodline since it was built in 1914.

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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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