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350 pound dressed weight monster taken by Karen Dorff.

Opening day monster bear for first-time hunter

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Opening day of the 2011 bear season provided Karen Dorff with her first bear and a story.

The bear was harvested in Crow Wing County and retrieved with assistance from Paul Dorff and John DuBois.


The following is Karen Dorff's personal log of her successful hunt.

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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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