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Trusty files for re-election


Crow Wing County Commissioner Phil Trusty of Fort Ripley filed for re-election Thursday and is optimistic about the next four years. He said that based on the increase in the number of county building permits he believes there may be an economic upswing in the future.

“To be honest with you, I think it will be better in the next four years,” he said. “I’m hoping we come out of this economic decline. It’s definitely a better feeling for the community as a whole.”

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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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