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This was Brainerd-Jan. 26


20 years ago (1992)

Rebounding and free throw shooting were key factors as the Brainerd boys beat St. Cloud Apollo 73-64 for their 7th straight win. The 8th-ranked Warriors got 24 points from Kyle Smith, and Chris Halverson had his best game, with 12 points, 8 rebounds and 4 assists.

30 years ago (1982)

The new owners of the Elks Lodge building at 6th and Laurel Streets, Kay and Jerry Issacs, officially closed the purchase. They are shown with Keith Bernard, exalted ruler, and three Elks trustees. The Issacs hope to convert the building into a health club.

40 years ago (1972)

More than a dozen area racers were among the snowmobilers headed from Crookston to Walker in this leg of the International 500 Race. John Morgan of Brainerd was still in the race, but said Jerry Kvistad had to drop out when he broke a ski on his machine.

60 years ago (1952)

Some sharp long distance shooting by Gup Hess and Bill Selisker cracked open a tight Staples’ zone defense, and got the Warriors going for their 7th straight win, 55-39. Hess totaled 17 points and Selisker 14, breaking open a 9-8 Staples lead after one quarter.

80 years ago (1932)

There is one profession in Brainerd sadly in need of filling, and that position is court reporter. Failure to find one in the city impeded action in municipal court and forced the postponement of a trial. Brainerd’s only available reporter was vacationing in Cuba.

100 years ago (1912)

(Adv.) A neat house of five rooms in good repair, on North side. Hardwood floors, electric lights, city water, good cellar, pleasant location with two nice lots, curb, cement walk, shade trees. $1,000. Make down payment, then $15 per month. Smith Brothers.

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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