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The Brainerd Dispatch incorrectly listed information about host parents for international students in a story in Wednesday’s newspaper.

Joao Machado’s host parents are Dave and Holly Blume. Chau Dang’s host parents were Gary and Lisa Walters but he has returned home.

Also, in a story Feb. 19 about a proposal to repeal a law requiring Minnesota teachers to pass certain tests to be licensed, The Associated Press erroneously attributed to Pillager High School Principal Scott Doss a paraphrased statement that his small rural district struggles to recruit talented people for teaching jobs. State Sen. Kevin Dahle, DFL-Northfield and the sponsor of the proposed repeal, said Department of Education research has shown teacher recruiting is particularly difficult in more rural parts of the state.

The Dispatch regrets the errors.

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.
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