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This was Brainerd Nov. 29


20 years ago (1991)

Time heals, but scars last. None of four Brainerd area men who were at Pearl

Harbor on Dec. 7, 1941, drives a Japanese car. They remember. Max Garten,

Pequot Lakes; Walter Krueger, Walker; Walt Silbaugh, Pine River; and Charles

Hauer, Brainerd, were there.

30 years ago (1981)

(Photo) Brainerd Community College guard Mike Brown drives to the basket in

the Turkey Tournament loss to Inver Hills, 105-103. Raider forward Dave Nord

scored 34 points to go with the 41 he tallied against Gogebic, a 108-91

Raider loss on Friday.

40 years ago (1971)

(Adv.) The “Chmielewski Brothers” are here Wednesday, Dec. 8th, 9 p.m. to 1

a.m. - Reservations Taken. Having a Christmas party? Our dining room seats

100 people. Only a few choice dates left. The Spalding Hotel - Downtown


60 years ago (1951)

Incoming mail today boosted the total number of children registering to

attend the 5th Annual Rural Children’s Christmas Party to 2,831, sponsored

by the Brainerd Civic Assn. and the Jaycees. Children attending Saturday

will be treated to candy and a movie.

80 years ago (1931)

The placing of a bounty on wolves has apparently had the necessary effect

since farmers and trappers report fewer wolves in the county than in many

previous years. Henry Krause, deputy auditor, said that fewer than 200

trapping licenses have been issued.

100 years ago (1911)

John McCarthy, of 43 West Bluff Avenue, father of Charles McCarthy, chief

clerk at the M & I railway office, suffered a paralytic stroke at 2 a.m. He

is unconscious, and his family is gathered at his bedside.

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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