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Open forum:Time for the referendum is now


There is an upcoming vote on the Pequot Lakes capital bond referendum on Feb. 8. Some people are wondering why the vote is being held now. If the vote were pushed back and not held now, the part of the construction that is scheduled to be completed by the school year that starts in the fall of 2012 would not be completed in time for the start of that school year. So then the construction would have to be pushed back another entire school year.

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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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