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This was Brainerd — Oct. 25


20 years ago (1993)

(Adv.) New Home-cooked Specials! Monday: Meat Loaf Dinner - $5.95; Tuesday: Beef Stroganoff - $6.95; Wednesday: Chicken Pot Pie - $6.25; Thursday: Roast Pork - $6.75. Seniors pay just $5.25 any day. Holiday Inn – Hwy 371 S. – Brainerd.

30 years ago (1983)

Researchers from the Jacques Cousteau Society were studying and filming the underwater habitat of the Mississippi River this morning at Lum Park. The expedition’s crews are studying the river from the Gulf of Mexico to Itasca State Park.

40 years ago (1973)

(Photo) The Air Force Academy football team lost to Navy, and so did its local recruiter, Don Volner. He made a bet with local Navy recruiter Roger Bingham, and Volner had to give him a wheelbarrow ride down 6th Street as the price of losing.

60 years ago (1953)

(Adv.) The fighting legend of Frame Johnson . . . He led Arizona’s last great war on renegade rule. Ronald Reagan stars in “Law and Order,” co-starring Dorothy Malone and Preston Foster. Now showing at the Paramount Theatre.

80 years ago (1933)

Convinced that the machine gun gang that robbed the 1st National had cased the bank for a week to ten days, Sheriff Frank Little has asked all resorts and cabin owners in the area to contact him with descriptions of any strangers that had stayed in the area recently.

100 years ago (1913)

A special agent of the Northern Pacific Railway had caused the arrest of several men and women for taking coal from the company’s tracks and yards. They pled guilty and were given lectures by the judge, who suspended sentence pending their good behavior.

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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