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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A 17-year-old Cass Lake youth was charged in the arson fire that damaged over 70 acres and endangered multiple homes in Pike Bay Township. Cass County Attorney Christopher Strandlie announced Friday that Anthony James Wittner of rural Cass Lake was charged with felony wildfire arson for intentionally setting a fire that burned out of control on Wednesday. Strandlie also stated that he has filed pleadings asking the court to certify Wittner as an adult.
Cass County Sheriff Tom Burch reports investigators and deputies located a marijuana growing operation Thursday in the Wilderness Park Area in Meadow Brook Township, rural Leader. A search warrant was obtained and executed at a residence which resulted in the seizure of more than 100 marijuana plants in several stages of growth. Several items used to support the growing of marijuana plants, including lights and fertilizers, were also seized. Suspected methamphetamine was also seized along with a firearm.
No one was injured Friday morning after what was believed to be a firecracker explosion in the Brainerd High School gym. BHS Principal Andrea Rusk said the disruption was very alarming but within five minutes everything was back to normal at the school. Superintendent Steve Razidlo said that earlier in the day his office had received word a prank might be pulled in the courtyard, so officials closed the courtyard and continued to follow up on the tip.
Vehicle strikes pedestrian in Brainerd Thursday night A 27-year-old Brainerd man was seriously injured Thursday night when he was struck by an Oldsmobile Regency as he walked southbound on the west side of the intersection of Highway 210, also known as Washington Street and Eighth Street in Brainerd, reported the Minnesota State Patrol. Brandon L. Jones was transported by North Memorial Ambulance to Essentia Health- St. Joseph’s Medical Center in Brainerd, where he was discharged. The collision occurred about 10 p.m.
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Baxter police THEFT — A report at 8:15 p.m. Thursday of two males on bikes leaving Dunhams, 14136 Baxter Drive, and the security alarms went off. Males immediately ran from the store. Officer located suspects and they were cited for shoplifting. Brainerd police ARREST — A 16-year-old teen was arrested at 9:41 p.m. Thursday for fifth-degree domestic assault and disorderly conduct at the Boys Port Group Home, 1406 Laurel St.
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CAREER ■ Sinotte joins The Woods Banquet and Event Center Megan Sinotte joined The Woods Banquet & Event Center as corporate event and wedding planner. Sinotte has returned to central Minnesota after spending several years in Nashville, Tennessee, and the Twin Cities. Most recently she was the corporate event planner for a resort on the North Shore of Lake Superior. The Woods, is owned by Luke and Terri Ebnet, who purchased the former Chap and Timbermist on County Highway 3 north of Brainerd.
When planning an event, it’s always good to start planning ahead of time. There are often dozens, if not hundreds, of details to corral, so the more lead time, the better. Getting a jump on planning an event also gives the time needed to research suitable businesses and vendors — and avoid getting scammed in the process. Better Business Bureau of Minnesota and North Dakota (BBB) offers some practical tips to people getting ready to plan their event. Though problems may arise with even the best companies, BBB offers to assist in finding find reliable businesses.
A look at top majors in terms of full-time jobs and highest earnings When it comes to wages, engineering and technology disciplines showed the highest payoffs at every education level. Also, skilled trades such as industrial mechanics and maintenance technology, plumbing, building maintenance, and precision metal working fared well. Top majors for undergraduate certificate programs with the highest employment rates for those graduating from skills studies ranging from a few months to more than two years: