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This was Brainerd - Sept. 30


20 years ago (1992)

Exotic dancing in Crow Wing County is heading toward a legal challenge. Sheriff Dick Ross told the county board he’s received complaints about Pussy Willows, a new club on Hwy 371 North. He and County Attorney Jack Graham are researching the law to draft an ordinance.

30 years ago (1982)

(Photo) Milli Michaelis presents a check to Zahi Ismir and Ed Fox, officers of the Brainerd Vocational School trust fund, to fully fund a scholarship in honor of her late son. Michael Michaelis was killed in an accident two years ago.

40 years ago (1972)

Tradition has it that when Brainerd and C-I clash on the football field you can throw away the record books. Last night’s game was no exception as it took Aaron Opatz’s two extra point kicks for the favored Warriors to come away with a 20-18 win at C-I.

60 years ago (1952)

A new record for the season for both Brainerd and the state was set with a largemouth bass caught by Charles Extrand of Brainerd. He caught a 7-4 specimen on Whipple Lake with a Chub Creek Darter. A week earlier he caught a 6-4 bass – same lake, same lure.

80 years ago (1932)

(Adv.) Special Paint Sale! Lowe Bros. High Standard House Paint – gal. $2.38; Blue Star House Paint – all colors – gal. $1.78; Mello Gloss High Grade Interior – gal. $2.23; Floor Varnish – gal. $3.42. Standard Lumber- On the Corner of 7th and Maple Streets.

100 years ago (1912)

(Adv.) Guns to Rent! We have double barrel, hammer and hammerless, pump guns and automatics. Guns to Sell! We have the largest selection north of Minneapolis. Over 75,000 loaded shells in stock. Also hunting coats, vests, etc. White Bros. – 616 Laurel.

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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