This was Brainerd- Jan. 30


20 years ago (1991)

Saturday will be the last day to send a first-class letter for 25 cents. Effective at midnight Saturday the rate goes to 29 cents for a first-class stamp and 19 cents for a postcard. At the same time new rates go into effect for Canada — 40 cents, and Mexico — 35 cents.

30 years ago (1981)

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Sarah Nelson
Sarah Nelson joined the Brainerd Dispatch in April 2010 and works as a online reporter, content editor and staff writer. She is a world traveler, accused idealist and California native now braving the winters of Central Minnesota. She believes in the power of human resolve and hopes to be part of something that makes history by bringing an end to injustice in the world. Sarah has worked as a criminal background researcher, high school civics teacher, grant writer, and contributing writer with — tackling every issue from global poverty to bio-degradable bicycles. Her favorite thing about living in Minnesota is July. Sarah left the Brainerd Dispatch in April 2014.
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