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Biz Buzz: Thief steals area server's tips


After a busy work night, a single mother of two went to pick up her tips. She found an empty jar.

What happened next was a mixture of video surveillance sleuthing and social media crime solving. So while the story could have ended with the empty jar, it went beyond that.

On Jan. 13, the Sunshine Kitchen and Moonshine Lounge in Brainerd was bustling. The Mill Avenue restaurant/lounge was hosting a send-off party for Seth Doud, who was bound for NBC’s show “The Voice.”

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Denton (Denny) Newman Jr.
I've worked at the Brainerd Dispatch with various duties since Dec. 7, 1983. Starting off as an Ad Designer and currently Director of Audience Development. The Dispatch has been an interesting and challenging place to work. I'm fortunate to have made many friends, both co-workers and customers.
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