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This was Brainerd - May 16

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Brainerd MN 506 James St. / PO Box 974 56401

MAY 16

20 years ago (1992)

With a week remaining in the regular season the Warrior baseball team may not like its conference position at 3-9. But left-hander Dan Anderson is one reason Brainerd is encouraged. He has not permitted an earned run in his last two starts.

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30 years ago (1982)

Saying he was “frustrated” with a state government whose economic advice is to “spend our way out of our problems,” local Realtor Gene Goedker announced he will run for the State Senate from new Senate District 13. He will seek the Republican endorsement.

40 years ago (1972)

(Photo) Jack Chalberg, president of Brainerd State Junior College, was honored at an Appreciation Night at the Brainerd Country Club, with 250 attending. “You have given us a true gift, Jack . . . a portion of yourself,” said emcee W. K. Jones.

60 years ago (1952)

Despite a series of tough breaks during the day, the Brainerd track team successfully defended their District 24 title over nine schools. Qualifying for the region meet are Jerry Hill, Gup Hess, Al Lukens, Bob Waxlax, Len Hildebrandt, Bill Selisker and Dick Sears.

80 years ago (1932)

The city today carried into district court its fight to compel seven filling station owners to pay the required license fee on each gasoline pump. The Standard Oil, Deep Rock and White Eagle dealers were among those charged. All are represented by attorneys.

100 years ago (1912)

(Adv.) The demons of the swamp are mosquitoes. As they sting they put deadly malaria germs in the blood. Then follow the icy chills and fiery fever. But Electric Bitters cast out the malaria germs. Wm. Fretwell said 3 bottles cured him. Just 50 cents at all druggists.

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