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Rallying for 'five and five'


ST. PAUL - Maple Lawn Nursing Home administrator Arlan Swanson said his organization is the biggest employer in Fulda, Minn., but he says his staff is struggling because he cannot give them raises after years of cuts and freezes in state funding.

"I'm really proud of my staff," Swanson said Thursday. "But for the last four years when it comes to the annual reviews, I've had very little to offer for my thanks.

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Danielle Killey
Danielle Killey is the city reporter for the Republican Eagle, where she has worked since 2011. She graduated from the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities with a journalism degree.
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