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This was Brainerd- Sept. 4


20 years ago (1992)

Ninth Judicial District voters are faced with an unprecedented flood of candidates this fall. There are 16 seeking seven judgeships. In two of the contests there will be a primary. In addition, there are three open Supreme Court seats, and two have primary contests.

30 years ago (1982)

Tim Veith, the Central Lakes Conference’s rushing king, broke away for touchdown romps of 58 and 73 yards as Coach Ron Stolski’s Warriors defeated Totino Grace 19-14 in the season opener. Veith carried 12 times for 197 yards in all.

40 years ago (1972)

The sheriff’s office reported a number of thefts and break-ins over the Labor Day weekend. Thieves hit Jimbo’s Supper Club, breaking a window in the front door to steal vending machine money and liquor. A number of outboard motors were stolen.

60 years ago (1952)

(Adv.) For Sale! Rollo Home House Trailer. ’51 model, aluminum outside, birch inside. Electric brakes, picture windows, 4-burner gas range & oven, refrigerator, toilet, showers, double sink, hot and cold water. Sleeps four. Will take $2,000. See at Knotty Pine Store.

80 years ago (1932)

(Adv.) Grand Opening Tonight! The “Rainbow Tavern” has free dancing and entertainment tonight, Sunday and Monday. Dancing starts at 9 p.m. Try our Rainbow Special Sandwich – 25 cents. Located 13 miles north on paved Highway No. 19.

100 years ago (1912)

Art Nykinen has bought a 2-cylinder, 9-horsepower Sears motorcycle, remarkable for its fast running and complete absence of noise. Art Olson and Charles Erickson have returned from a motorcycle trip to Minneapolis. They report the roads as being very wet.

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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