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Vote means Eelpout Festival needs permit

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WALKER – With the mid-February Eelpout Festival fishing contest on Leech Lake fast approaching, Cass County commissioners again this year wrestled Tuesday with the question of whether the county's Lawful Assembly Ordinance applies to that event.

 Last year, on a 4-1 vote with Commissioner Dick Downham opposed, the board voted to not require a mass gathering permit from the county, but to require the festival to provide a written plan to the board for event management and clean-up.

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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 Causecast.org — 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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