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Echo Publishing welcomes two summer interns


Echo Publishing welcomes Dallas Steffen of Backus and Katie Morford of Pequot Lakes as reporting interns this summer.

Steffen graduated from Pine River-Backus High School in 2010 and attends Bemidji State University, where he will enter his final year this fall.

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Denton (Denny) Newman Jr.
I've worked at the Brainerd Dispatch with various duties since Dec. 7, 1983. Starting off as an Ad Designer and currently Director of Audience Development. The Dispatch has been an interesting and challenging place to work. I'm fortunate to have made many friends, both co-workers and customers.
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