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This was Brainerd - Nov. 9


20 years ago (1992)

Defeat may have been hard to accept, but the Warrior volleyball team should feel consolation accepting the runner-up trophy in South Sub-Section 8AA. The girls finished a frustrating season by winning 7 of their final 8 matches to finish the season 14-11.

30 years ago (1982)

The Brainerd School Board made it official last night, asking administrators to make a list paring $400,000 from next year’s budget. The cuts stem from a drop in state aids and enrollment, plus increased expenses. Staff cuts and fees for currently free programs may result.

40 years ago (1972)

(Adv.) Order Flowers for the Holidays! Come in and meet Marc and Jackie Halverson. Edith Halverson, owner of Brainerd Floral & Gifts, recently announced that her son, Marc, and his wife, Jackie, have joined the staff at the floral shop.

60 years ago (1952)

(Adv.) Our deer hunter mechanics are going after the buck and doe. They can’t wait, so bring in your car or truck today and you will receive the prompt service we are proud of. “Try Mills First” – Mills Motor – Brainerd.

80 years ago (1932)

The plight of the Manganese School District is no better than at the beginning of the 1932 school term, when lack of funds forced its students to go to Riverton. One of the most wealthy districts in valuation, it is unable to collect taxes due to the depression.

100 years ago (1912)

Bessie Graham and Hannah Russell have commenced suit against the Water & Light Board, alleging they have been charged a fixed rate of $5 per quarter for water and annual $5 fee for sprinkling tax. They say this is unjust, unreasonable and discriminatory.

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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