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Submitted illustration. The Lake Bemidji Dragon Boat Festival this year is remembering George Welte, its official festival photographer, who died unexpectedly June 30.

'He made people smile': Dragon Boat Festival will remember Welte

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BEMIDJI -- He'd remember you, year after year.

George Welte, the official photographer for the Lake Bemidji Dragon Boat Festival, would track down repeat participants and their families or friends, offering to take a photograph to document that year's experience.


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