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Bollinger files for Brainerd at-large seat


The race for Brainerd’s two at-large council seats now has seven candidates with Monday’s filing by Michael Bollinger, an Oak Street resident.

A Brainerd native, Bollinger enlisted in the military and later returned to find many new businesses located in Baxter, Bollinger said he would like to use tax incentives to attract jobs and manufacturing to Brainerd. He said he would also like to set up a plan for street repair and see more snowplowing on weekends.

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Mike O'Rourke
Mike O'Rourke began his career at the Brainerd Dispatch in 1978 as a general assignment reporter. He was named city editor in 1981 and associate editor in 1999. He covers politics and writes features and editorials.
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