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Dec. 27 This was Brainerd


20 years ago (1992)

Mary and Nathan Tuomi have more to celebrate Friday than the coming of the new year. They will be celebrating the birth of their daughter, Emmy Lee, who was Crow Wing County’s New Year’s Baby of 1992. Mary said Emmy started walking at 8 months.

30 years ago (1982)

(Photo) A young doe looks over her shoulder after being freed by Crow Wing County Deputy Harold Holk. He and his family helped nurse her back to health after the deer was attacked by dogs. Holk’s children named her “Rudolph’s sister.”

40 years ago (1972)

The Minnesota Dept. of Health rescinded its permit for the construction of a campground at Nokay Lake. Robert Corwine, Bloomington, has had a two-year battle with residents to build the campground. Its fate now rests with the County Appeals Board.

60 years ago (1952)

(Adv.) You Wouldn’t Believe It, But Seeing Is Believing! Bert Clausen, the “Mad Master of the Piano,” plays the piano wearing chopping mitts after covering the keyboard with a cloth. It’s sensational! Esser’s Stage Bar – Downtown Brainerd.

80 years ago (1932)

Standings and scoring marks as of Christmas week for the bowling leagues are: Braino Beverage leads the “A” League, Mraz Candy the “B” League and Peaches Café the “C” League. Van Essen has the top series of 645, and top single game is Elling at 246.

100 years ago (1912)

Dr. H. G. Ingersoll will entertain the members of the Black Hawk Club with a dinner tonight at his residence. The dinner will be given for Clyde Parker, who is about to be married, and will be the recipient of a handkerchief shower at the event.

Denton (Denny) Newman Jr.
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