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Council members say goodbye


Serving the city of Brainerd; It has been a large part of what Brainerd City Council members Kevin Goedker, Lucy Nesheim and Bob Olson know, combining 48 years and seven months of service on the council between them.

But come January all three of them will have closed out their time with the council, attending their last meeting on Dec. 17 before making way for new members.

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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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