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Brainerd is No. 37 of America's smartest cities

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Stop the presses – I’ve always wanted to say that, but I have never had a reason until today. It appears that a recent poll was conducted by Lumosity: “Smartest Cities in America” that chose the 100 smartest cities in America.


Brainerd was in the 37th spot, ahead of such cities as Fargo-Moorhead (39); St. Cloud (42); Rochester (43); or Mankato (98).

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