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Dr. Peter Schmitz (right) shared a laugh with fellow orthopedic surgeon Dr. Benj

Schmitz will miss his patients, their stories

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Dr. Peter Schmitz loves a good story — he’s known as the family storyteller.

His staff at Northern Orthopedics know his time with patients usually lasts longer than scheduled during the hunting season since he’s often catching up on tales from the deer stand or the story behind the deer his patient may have gotten that year.


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Becca Clemens
After graduating high school in 2004, I attended Central Lakes College in Staples, MN for 2 years where I got a diploma in Communication Art and Design. I then transfered up to Bemidji State University in, you guessed it, Bemidji, MN. In the spring of 2009, I graduated from BSU. Then in the fall of 2009 I got a job at Echo Publishing, a sister company to the Brainerd Dispatch.
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