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This was Brainerd - Nov. 5


20 years ago (1993)

Terry Holm of Brainerd set the masters 10-kilometer rollerblade world record with a time of 18:15 on the opening day of the World Record Challenge at the Metrodome in Minneapolis. Holm is one of America’s top in-line skaters in his age group.

30 years ago (1983)

Jim Keen has no regrets about joining the Army Rangers, despite a wound that almost took his life during the invasion of Grenada. Keen, a Ft. Ripley native whose family still lives there, turned 21 yesterday at Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Washington.

40 years ago (1973)

(Adv.) Join the Switch to National! Grade A Large Eggs – doz. 48 cents; Silver Dollar Buns – doz. 49 cents / 2nd doz. 1 cent; Green Giant Corn – 4 cans 88 cents; U.S. Choice Pot Roast – lb. 59 cents; Choice Rib Steak – lb. $1.39. National Food Stores.

60 years ago (1953)

(Adv.) Free! Free! 500 Gold Fish on Friday and Saturday. Free to the first 250 people coming into our store each day. Bring your own container, and children must be accompanied by parents. Scott Stores – 220 S. 7th Street and 612 Laurel Street.

80 years ago (1933)

(Adv.) For Sale: 120 acre farm, 40 acres under cultivation. Good soil and fine buildings. Located 22 miles SE of Brainerd; school within ½-mile; two stores within one mile. Contact owner, Herman Marohn, near Pine Center.

100 years ago (1913)

(Adv.) The Iron Exchange Clothing Store will return to the customer the amount of his purchase if it falls on the lucky day. This lucky day is to be picked out by us at the end of each month.

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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