A new era to begin on Brainerd city council?


One more Brainerd City Council meeting on Dec. 17 is all that remains between what some may say is an old and new council. Elected to three of four open seats in November — current Council President Mary Koep retained her at-large seat — Chip Borkenhagen, Dave Pritschet and Gary Scheeler will bring new blood to a council that has seen relatively little turnover in past elections.

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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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