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Planning a Grand Opener

Raffle chair David Anderholm, second from left, of Northern Psychiatric Associates, discussed raffle ticket sale locations Friday morning, April 11, while Leana Bruer, left, Grand View Lodge intern; Nate Grotzke, third from left, sponsorship chair, of Close~Converse Commercial & Preferred Properties; Rep. John Ward, DFL-Baxter; Jim Benson, sponsorship chair (food), of Grand View Lodge; Dave Csanda, fishing host chair, of Lindner Media Productions; and Lenny Hodgson, kid’s fishing event co-chair, listened during a 2014 Minnesota Governor’s Fishing Opener committee meeting at Grand View Lodge in Nisswa. The Brainerd Lakes Chamber with Grand View Lodge and in collaboration with the Nisswa Chamber of Commerce will host the 2014 Minnesota Governor’s Fishing Opener, including a community picnic open to everyone on Friday, May 9, in downtown Nisswa. More information about the raffle is available at or about the event at


Denton (Denny) Newman Jr.
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