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Cass Lake man stabbed during altercation

CASS LAKE — A 19-year-old Cass Lake man was stabbed in the back of his neck and head Saturday during an altercation at a Cass Lake residence, the Cass County Sheriff’s Department reported on Tuesday. 

The victim, Charles Kingbird, was initially treated at the Cass Lake hospital and then airlifted to a Fargo hospital, where he was reported in stable condition in the intensive care unit. 

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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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