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This was Brainerd - June 20


20 years ago (1992)

Skip Holm may not have realized how much golf was his life until he walked away the last time as an owner of a golf course. The 59-year-old, who will try to qualify for yet another Senior Open, bought the Brainerd Golf Club from John and Gloria Beyer in February.

30 years ago (1982)

(Adv.) Bud and Donnie Smilonich are very pleased to announce the sale of their business, Bud’s Jewelry, to John and Penny Given. John and Penny have extensive jewelry backgrounds and will serve the public with high regards. Bud’s Jewelry – Downtown.

40 years ago (1972)

The widely diverse topics of alleged police brutality and the clothing – or lack of it – worn by female entertainers at Esser’s Bar and the Ransford Hotel Bar again came before the city council. The police charges were dismissed after lengthy discussion.

60 years ago (1952)

(Adv.) Starting June 22nd – Daily Airline Service from Brainerd to Minneapolis – St. Paul. Flights are 63 minutes and cost $7.33 plus tax. Convenient departures – DC-3 Service. For reservations call 5531 – Wisconsin Central Airlines.

80 years ago (1932)

(Adv.) Special for June Brides! A 59-piece set of William Rogers silverware and a complete dinnerware set - $32.00. Silverware guaranteed for 100 years. E. J. Sedlock, the Jewelry Store with a Guarantee. Sixth Street in Brainerd.

100 years ago (1912)

For seven innings Brainerd held Little Falls to no score while the locals rolled up one in the first inning, another in the sixth and four in the seventh. But Little Falls started trouble in the last of the ninth, scoring five runs to make it a close game.

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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