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Lake Shore City Council member arrested for DWI


Nisswa police arrested Lake Shore City Council member Susan Amacher for driving while intoxicated at 7:30 p.m. Friday, June 27, following a three-vehicle collision on State Highway 371.

The Minnesota State Patrol arrested Amacher's husband, Ryan, who was operating the couple's pickup truck at the time of the collision, for DWI, according to police reports.


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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