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Beth Pfingsten was recognized for 34 years of service at Tuesday’s Crow Wing County Board meeting.

“She came here out of college, fresh-faced and ready to take on the world,” said Board Chairwoman Rachel Reabe Nystrom. “Jimmy Carter was the president of the United States. Beth has outlived a lot of presidents.”


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Renee Richardson
Richardson is a Pacelli High School graduate from Austin, Minn., who earned an applied science degree from the University of Minnesota, Waseca, with an emphasis in horse management. She worked extensively in the resort industry. She received an associate’s degree from Central Lakes College, where she was editor of the Westbank Journal student newspaper, as well as a summer intern at the Dispatch. She graduated from St. Cloud State University summa cum laude with a bachelor’s degree in mass communications and interned at the St. Cloud Times covering business while attending SCSU. She's been with the Brainerd Dispatch since 1996.
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