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This Was Brainerd- May 3

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20 years ago (1991)

High winds were blamed for two power outages that affected portions of Brainerd, Baxter and areas to the south. The first, on a Crow Wing Co-op line knocked out power to 1,100 customers. The second hit the south half of Brainerd and areas near the Westgate Mall.


30 years ago (1981)

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Becca Clemens
After graduating high school in 2004, I attended Central Lakes College in Staples, MN for 2 years where I got a diploma in Communication Art and Design. I then transfered up to Bemidji State University in, you guessed it, Bemidji, MN. In the spring of 2009, I graduated from BSU. Then in the fall of 2009 I got a job at Echo Publishing, a sister company to the Brainerd Dispatch.
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