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Eel Pout Festival purchased by Walker area man


WALKER — The International Eel Pout Festival has returned to local ownership, a Walker tradition since 1979. Walker area resident Jared Olson purchased the festival Dec. 13. Olson lives in the Walker area and has worked to promote and support the festival along with Chase on the Lake for the last five years. He has extensive plans for the festival and hopes to gain continued growth, support, and awareness not only for the festival itself but also the town of Walker.

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Denton (Denny) Newman Jr.
I've worked at the Brainerd Dispatch with various duties since Dec. 7, 1983. Starting off as an Ad Designer and currently Director of Audience Development. The Dispatch has been an interesting and challenging place to work. I'm fortunate to have made many friends, both co-workers and customers.
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