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Tuesday’s resignation by Brainerd Lakes Regional Airport Commissioner Doug Kuepers brings to a close at least part of a messy political proceeding.


Kuepers stepped down after the Brainerd city attorney issued an opinion that a conflict of interest existed because Kuepers’ construction company had been hired as on-site manager on the airport terminal remodeling project.

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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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