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Supper club owner, charged with arson, makes first court appearance


The owner of the Carlsona Beach Supper Club on Mills Lacs Lake, charged Thursday with felony first-degree arson of the supper club that was burned to the ground more than a year ago, made his first appearance Monday in Aitkin County District Court.

Ronald Wise, 47, Brainerd, was seen Monday by Judge John R. Solien. Wise’s next court appearance was scheduled for 2:30 p.m. July  11. 

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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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