Governor plans to attend ice fishing event


Gov. Mark Dayton will fish at the Brainerd Jaycees $150,000 Ice Fishing Extravaganza on Gull Lake Jan. 22, — the first governor to attend the popular event. 

Last year, the 20th Extravaganza attracted more than 10,000 anglers to Gull Lake’s Hole-in-Day Bay.

Rep. John Ward, DFL-Brainerd, said Friday that Dayton’s appearance will help promote the event, attract Twin Cities media and indirectly help out the nonprofit agencies that benefit from the contest.

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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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