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This was Brainerd - Feb. 19


20 years ago (1992)

Crow Wing county personnel coordinator Sig Stier confirmed that complaints have been filed for a man once again using the women’s restroom at the court house. Sources say it is the same man accused of using the restroom last fall. The board will discuss the issue.

30 years ago (1982)

(Adv.) “Something New in 82.” All You Can Eat! Friday – 3 p.m. to closing – Fish and Shrimp, complete dinner just $4.95. Saturday – 3 p.m. to closing – BBQ Chicken and Ribs, complete dinner $5.50. The Sawmill Inn – Across from the Water Tower.

40 years ago (1972)

(Adv.) Now Open! Jim Bo’s Supper Club – Lounge & Restaurant. Grand Opening Special Feb. 19th – Champagne Dinner for Two - $9 – Choose Steak, Chicken or Ribs. Live Music and Dancing. Located six miles north of Brainerd on Highway 371.

60 years ago (1952)

Attorney Don Ryan, representing the Brainerd Policemen’s Benefit Assn., appeared before the council asking a city tax of one mill be levied each year to be paid into the retirement fund. Two percent is deducted each month from police paychecks for the fund.

80 years ago (1932)

(Adv.) Specials for Friday-Saturday! Head Lettuce – 2 for 19 cents; Hershey’s Baking Chocolate – ½ lb. 15 cents; Fancy Red Salmon – 1 lb. can 31 cents; Campbell’s Tomato Soup – 3 cans 25 cents; Van Camp’s Beans – 3 cans 23 cents. Serve-U-Well Grocers.

100 years ago (1912)

Deputy Game Warden Onstine has descended upon three Brainerd hotels and found a lot of game in unlawful possession. At the Ideal he secured 20 ducks and 10 partridge; at the Iron Exchange two prairie chicken, and at the Ransford he found 32 partridge.

Denton (Denny) Newman Jr.
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