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Friends, associates and former students of Brainerd City Council President Bonnie Cumberland are inconsolable today at the loss of a woman who gave so much to Brainerd.


Cumberland died unexpectedly this week at home — her unusual absence at a council meeting prompting a concerned inquiry into her welfare Monday night.

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