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Ruth Lake improvement district gets public hearing


Residents spoke out in favor of and against the proposed Ruth Lake Improvement District Tuesday.

Crow Wing County hosted a public hearing on the lake improvement district (LID), which prompted the largest audience for the meeting. The plan for Ruth Lake, near Emily, is asking for $90 per property owner per year for five years starting in 2013. The LID’s goals are to battle Eurasian milfoil and prevent other invasive species from taking hold.

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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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