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This was Brainerd - Nov. 1


20 years ago (1993)

The Brainerd High School Kixters finished third out of 12 teams in the Duluth East Invitational Danceline Competition. Bloomington Kennedy and Lakeville were first and second. With 42 members, the Kixters were the largest danceline competing.

30 years ago (1983)

(Adv.) Help Wanted: Sign language interpreter, 7 hours per day for the school year. Salary range $8.25 - $9.45 per hour. Position starts Nov. 10. Contact Special Education Director, Little Falls.

40 years ago (1973)

(Adv.) Garrett J. Kurilla announces the newest real estate brokerage in the lakes area! Kurilla Real Estate – Route 5 on Pelican Lake. For Sale: 60 acres of heavily wooded land on the west side of Gull Lake, excellent grouse and deer hunting - $10,000.

60 years ago (1953)

(Adv.) TV Picture Tube Insurance! Now Yours for One Full Year: 7, 10 or 12.5 inch tubes - $7.95; 14, 16 or 17 inch tubes - $9.95; 19, 20 and 21 inch tubes - $11.95. Guaranteed replacement. See us at Houle Insurance – 6 Baehr Building – Brainerd.

80 years ago (1933)

The most vicious and destructive Halloween in recent years was experienced in Brainerd last night when hordes of rioting youths swarmed over the city. The vandals were in such numbers, and moved with such stealth, a double strength police force was inadequate.

100 years ago (1913)

(Adv.) At the Grand Theatre Tonight! Last chance to see the biggest feature picture ever shown. The Giants vs. Athletics World Series films – every player, every play. See our own Leslie Bush whip his smoke ball over the plate. The only authentic motion picture.

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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