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Melinda Brainard staff-writer for Cavalier Country Republican @MindyJPeltier

My First Column Wasn’t My Greatest Work of Art

I wrote a weekly column for the local newspaper as a teenager. While my classmates waited tables and bagged groceries, I revealed personal details about my life, like my crush on a wrestler, to the Cavalier County Republican subscribers. I was a trend-setting teen, because this was years before social media sites gave other teens the opportunity to publicize their lives.   My job as a reporter […]

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I Revealed the Name of a High School Crush on a Meatloaf

Today people tattoo the name of their first crush on their bodies. When I was in high school, I embellished the name of my crush on a meatloaf. Romantic, right? I always thought it was a blessing I grew up in The Olden Days when my stupidest moments in  high school weren’t broadcast through social media. The grapevine probably […]

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