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Lower Whitefish Lake victim identified


The Crow Wing County Sheriff’s Department on Tuesday identified the man who is presumed to have drowned this past weekend on Lower Whitefish Lake as Adam Sellheim, 26, of St. Louis Park. 

Sellheim was with a group of people Saturday who had been out on the Whitefish Chain on a pontoon. The group had stopped the pontoon to go swimming and entered the water. Sellheim, too, went into the lake but didn’t resurface. 

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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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