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Brainerd council president found dead at home

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BRAINERD, Minn. -- Brainerd’s city council president and former mayor and teacher was found dead in her home Monday night.

Soft-spoken and quick to offer an encouraging word to others, Bonnie Cumberland provided an example of strength and endurance as she battled cancer. Her sudden death at the age of 67 was a shock to her fellow council members Monday night.

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Becca Clemens
After graduating high school in 2004, I attended Central Lakes College in Staples, MN for 2 years where I got a diploma in Communication Art and Design. I then transfered up to Bemidji State University in, you guessed it, Bemidji, MN. In the spring of 2009, I graduated from BSU. Then in the fall of 2009 I got a job at Echo Publishing, a sister company to the Brainerd Dispatch.
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