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This was Brainerd-April 6


20 years ago (1992)

The Warrior girls had four first-place finishes to claim the team championship in the CLC Conference Indoor track meet with 74.5 points. Alex was second. Winners were Jenny Johnson, Nikki Schwendeman, Jenny Imsande, Turena Johnson and Amy Hanson.

30 years ago (1982)

The Minnesota Supreme Court has denied a city of Brainerd motion to dismiss an appeal by former Police Chief Wayne Hasty. The court ruled that Hasty had a right to an appeal and that the Supreme Court must hear the case.

40 years ago (1972)

Dr. Arden O. Anderson of Brainerd has been named president of the Minnesota Academy of Family Physicians. The academy, which represents 1,200 family doctors in the state, was holding its annual meeting in Bloomington.

60 years ago (1952)

One of the hottest local bowlers recently has been Cal Zierke. In a recent practice session with Ray Eckerly he blistered the alleys for 40 strikes in five games, and scores of 236, 214, 255, 226 and 230. He had only four opens and a split in the five games.

80 years ago (1932)

Today’s 8-page edition of the Dispatch was printed on its new 16-page Goss stereotype press. The Dispatch begs your indulgence should a few imperfections be found in the type while the press goes through a period of adjustment.

100 years ago (1912)

Anna Hagberg, wife of John Hagberg, passed away at Iron Hub last night, death being due, it is thought, to cancer of the breast. The sympathy of all residents is extended to Hagberg. He lost a son last year, his store burned down last week and the stock died on his farm.

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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