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Council member Johnson recovering after suffering cardiac event at Dragon Boat festival

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Bemidji City Council member Ron Johnson is recovering after suffering a cardiac event at the Lake Bemidji Dragon Boat Festival on Saturday.
In their reports at the end of Monday’s City Council meeting, his fellow council members gave well wishes to Johnson.
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He is doing well and was moved out of intensive care to a regular room Monday, Mayor Rita Albrecht said. Council members commended those who performed CPR on Johnson, the first responders who cared for him and the quick thinking of his Dragon Boat team members.
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Zach Kayser
Zach Kayser covers local government and city issues for the Pioneer. He previously worked for the Wadena Pioneer Journal, and is an alumni of the University of Minnesota, Morris. 
(218) 333-9791
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