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LOCAL SHORTS: Nisswa soccer signup begins


The Nisswa Park and Recreation Department is now taking registrations for its fall soccer program which will begin Sept. 8 and run through Oct. 20.


The program is open to boys and girls in grades K-12 with an entry fee of $35 per participant.

Registration forms and checks, payable to Nisswa Park and Recreation, must be turned in by Aug. 26.

For more information contact Paula at

BYAA football free clinic Wednesday

The fourth and fifth grade BYAA registration and free clinic is scheduled for Wednesday at Forestview football fields.

Registration will begin at 5:30 p.m. with the clinic starting at 6 p.m. and going to 8 p.m. The Clinic will be run by Brainerd Warriors varsity football staff. For more information or questions call Tim Hill at 828-8491.

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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