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Annual Crow Wing County Historical Society dinner planned


The Crow Wing County Historical Society is hosting its 84th annual meeting, dinner and silent action on April 26.

Bill Matthies, Brainerd business owner and longtime diver, will give a presentation, “Diving in the Brainerd Lakes Area and Beyond, an underwater history of his diving discoveries and artifacts found.” Matthies is author of “One Earth, Two Worlds.”

The event begins at 5:30 p.m. at the Brainerd Legion, 708 Front St. 

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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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