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Best-dressed pets go to Pillager fair


PILLAGER — It’s been said that pets resemble their owners but Beth Wetzke, whoTOOK her pet goat Penelope to the annual Best Dressed Pet contest at the Cass County Fair here, laughed at the thought.  

“Oh, no, I don’t think so.  My grandma made that outfit.  I have a little more fashion sense than that,” she said jokingly of the goat’s attire of red and blue shirt with neon floral patterned skirt.

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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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