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This was Brainerd - Sept. 13


20 years ago (1992)

The Brainerd Warrior girls’ swim team won six of ten events to capture the Bemidji Invitational relay title for the sixth consecutive year. “The girls were excited about the event,” said head coach Joe Vrudny. “It’s a little bit more fun.”

30 years ago (1982)

A six-touchdown first half by Tim Veith, Brainerd’s 165-pound senior halfback, had the visiting C-I Rangers talking to themselves, as the Warriors won 54-6, the largest margin of victory ever over C-I. Veith’s electrifying stint had kickoff returns of 60 and 68 yards.

40 years ago (1972)

Former champion Ray Shortridge faces 1969 runnerup Joe Ahlers for the men’s crown in the Brainerd Golf Club tournament 36-hole finals. On the women’s side, six-time defending champion Beatsie Fieldman opposes up-and-coming Lindsay Willis.

60 years ago (1952)

Jack Hoffman pitched four-hit ball and got good stick support from Klinker Klein, Bob Davis and Gay Lyscio as Moose Lodge won the YMCA City Softball League tournament 8-4 over Denny’s Texaco. Moose also won the regular season title, losing just one game.

80 years ago (1932)

A fine of $15 plus costs was levied against a Crosby man on the charge of selling adulterated meat. The charge filed by the state food inspector, said the man was using sulphite preservative in hamburger he had for sale.

100 years ago (1912)

(Adv.) Mrs. Darrell, palmist, appearing for a few days only. Located at 620-1/2 Front Street, over the Empress Theatre. Call today. Office hours are 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Readings are 50 cents.

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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