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Crosslake Communications operations manager resigns


Another longtime Crosslake Communications employee submitted a letter of resignation, marking the second such departure since June 30.

Operations manager Jared Johnson, who has worked at the company for 13 years, announced his resignation Tuesday, July 22. Johnson accepted a general manager position at Goldfield Telephone Company in Goldfield, Iowa.

"I've been offered a phenomenal opportunity," he said. "It's a promotion for me from an inside industry perspective."

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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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