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Contractor input sought on training program

Contractors and landscapers in the Brainerd lakes area who give input on a proposed training program could receive a reward.

Contractors and landscapers who contact the Crow Wing Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD) by Dec. 3, will be entered in a drawing to win a $100 gift card compliments of Brock White.

The training program involves a series of workshops about natural shoreline restoration. The SWCD wants to know the educational needs of local businesses in order to design the workshops. The SWCD wants to design workshops that will help contractors respond to the rising landowner demand for natural products.

For more information and to participate in this project contact Melissa Barrick by phone at 828-6197 or email

Denton (Denny) Newman Jr.
I've worked at the Brainerd Dispatch with various duties since Dec. 7, 1983. Starting off as an Ad Designer and currently Director of Audience Development. The Dispatch has been an interesting and challenging place to work. I'm fortunate to have made many friends, both co-workers and customers.
(218) 855-5889