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Open Forum: Faith-based services to be open


Lakes Area Interfaith Caregivers and Faith in Action for Cass County will be open and providing full services during the possible state shutdown. After losing all state funding in 2010, both organizations have been blessed with increased local support from many churches, civic groups, businesses and individuals. People in Cass and Crow Wing Counties realize we need to help each other to remain living at home and in our communities.

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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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