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$2,000 to go for Crosslake fireworks show


The PAL Foundation received two large donations toward the Crosslake fireworks show, but still needs $2,000 more to reach its goal.

The Crosslake City Council on Monday, June 9, approved a $5,000 donation from John and Carrie Hart and Mike Frank, which will be used for improving the fireworks display. They also acknowledged a $1,000 donation from the Crosslake-Ideal Lions.

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Chelsey Perkins
Chelsey Perkins grew up in Crosslake and is a graduate of Pequot Lakes High School. She earned her Bachelor's degree in professional journalism from the School of Journalism and Mass Communication at the University of Minnesota - Twin Cities. Perkins has interned at the Lake Country Echo and the Rochester and Austin Post-Bulletins and also worked for the student-run Minnesota Daily newspaper as a copy editor and columnist during college. She went on to intern at Utne Reader magazine, where she was later hired as the research editor. Before joining the Brainerd Dispatch, Perkins worked as a staff writer for the Pineandlakes Echo Journal.
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