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Open Forum: Limiting our housing options


I have been a Brainerd resident for almost 30 years. During that time, I have seen many businesses come and go as well as friends leaving town. I was concerned when I read the story regarding the possible new zoning ordinance which would only allow single family homes in designated neighborhoods. If this were to pass, many housing options would be closed to students of CLC as well as young people looking to work here.

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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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