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Brainerd Public Schools’ current $199 per student operating levy, which provides approximately $2 million per year in revenue for our classrooms, was approved by voters in 2002 and will expire on June 30, 2012. That we know for sure. The Brainerd School Board has not decided how it will address the expiring levy and potential loss of district revenue. With an Aug.

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Sarah Nelson
Sarah Nelson joined the Brainerd Dispatch in April 2010 and works as a online reporter, content editor and staff writer. She is a world traveler, accused idealist and California native now braving the winters of Central Minnesota. She believes in the power of human resolve and hopes to be part of something that makes history by bringing an end to injustice in the world. Sarah has worked as a criminal background researcher, high school civics teacher, grant writer, and contributing writer with — tackling every issue from global poverty to bio-degradable bicycles. Her favorite thing about living in Minnesota is July. Sarah left the Brainerd Dispatch in April 2014.
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