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This was Brainerd - Oct. 2


20 years ago (1993)

While a gale-force wind whipped across the field and nipped at a capacity homecoming crowd, the Warrior football team blew past St. Cloud Tech. Brainerd scored frequently and quickly on its way to a 35-6 conference win over the Tigers for a 3-1 record.

30 years ago (1983)

(Adv.) Iowa Beef Packers Beef Sale! Rib Eye Steak – lb. $3.99; Boneless Chuck Steak – lb. $1.59; Beef Tenderloin – lb. $3.99; New York Strip Steak – lb. $3.99; Top Sirloin Steak – lb. $2.79. Jake’s Price Fighter Foods – Brainerd.

40 years ago (1973)

City engineer Dave Reed became the second Brainerd official in two weeks to resign, following city clerk Jim Brockman on Sept. 17. Reed’s resignation letter, opened at the end of the council meeting, came as complete surprise to both mayor and council.

60 years ago (1953)

An intensive search through brush, swamp and forested areas near Evergreen Cemetery and Roosevelt football field was conducted for an elderly man missing for three days. National Guardsmen and Boy Scouts were called out and a search plane was used.

80 years ago (1933)

So that no person shall suffer from cold and want because of lack of clothing and other necessities, the Friendly Center, a division of the Community Relief Fund, is asking for donations of clothing. Supplies were completely depleted by last winter’s heavy demand.

100 years ago (1913)

Today is a red letter day on the south Cuyuna Range. The first shipment consisting of 12 cars of iron ore from the Barrows mine of the Virginia Mining Co. set out for the ore docks at Superior. Hundreds were present, congratulating Supt. W. J. Nicholas and crew.

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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