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Reclaiming the riverfront


It’s long been a sore point with Brainerd’s outdoor enthusiasts that the riverfront which runs through the very heart of the city has been largely ignored. 

Brainerd High School has a beautiful athletic complex, Kiwanis Park offers recreation for  youngsters and a short trail circles Boom Lake — but that’s about it for those who want to enjoy being near the river that led to Brainerd’s existence.

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Becca Clemens
After graduating high school in 2004, I attended Central Lakes College in Staples, MN for 2 years where I got a diploma in Communication Art and Design. I then transfered up to Bemidji State University in, you guessed it, Bemidji, MN. In the spring of 2009, I graduated from BSU. Then in the fall of 2009 I got a job at Echo Publishing, a sister company to the Brainerd Dispatch.
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