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BAXTER — Neal Lesmeister’s smile on Tuesday was as bright as the sunshine that hit the roof of his home on Earth Day. The sun’s powerful rays enhanced the view from the Mississippi River ridge where his home is located but also meant money in the bank for the Baxter home builder.


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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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