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Judge rejects plea agreement, sets trial in embezzlement case

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PARK RAPIDS - Judge Paul Rasmussen has rejected a plea agreement and set a February trial date in the case of a former employee of the Park Rapids Lakes Area Chamber of Commerce charged with theft.


Donald Mark Lung, 56, of rural Akeley was charged June 29, 2006, accused of paying himself more than $14,000 from Chamber funds.

He had worked for the Chamber for about five years prior to being terminated from employment there June 5, 2006.

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