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This Was Brainerd- May 29

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MAY 29

20 years ago (1991)

Brainerd Mayor Bonnie Cumberland likened the relationship between Brainerd and Baxter to a romance. “Not love at first sight, but we like each other.” When a merger was suggested, Baxter Mayor Don O'Brien said, “Throw out your charter first.”


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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