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This was Brainerd - Nov. 26


20 years ago (1993)

Brainerd City Hall is an art gallery. Since Nov. 5 the home of government has been home to 21 works of art by such local artists as Bill Grange, Bunny Humphrey, Evelyn Matthies and Kathy Porwall, all members of the Brainerd Art Club.

30 years ago (1983)

(Adv.) Fieldman’s “Going Out of Business Sale.” Our entire stock of remaining merchandise at 40% or more off regular price. All sales are final – No refunds. Fieldman’s – 402 Front Street – Brainerd.

40 years ago (1973)

(Adv.) Join the Switch to National! Quality Controlled Ground Beef – lb. 88 cents; USDA Choice Pot Roast – lb. 58 cents; Rath’s Hickory Smoked Bacon – lb. 89 cents; Skippy Peanut Butter – 18-oz. jar 59 cents. National Food Stores – Brainerd.

60 years ago (1953)

Deer hunting season in the area was climaxed last night at the Vogue Lounge with 600 people enjoying the Mulligan Stew party for the 6th Annual Deer and Bear Contest. Prizes to biggest deer – 251 pounds; biggest bear – 438 pounds; deer with most points – 17.

80 years ago (1933)

(Adv.) Specials for Tuesday and Wednesday! Beef Steak – all cuts – 3 lbs. 25 cents; Chuck or Pot Roast – lb. 7 cents; Pork Chops – lb. 10 cents; Potato Sausage – 3 lbs. 25 cents; Veal Steak – lb. 15 cents. Frank’s Market – Oak St., or 13th Street Cash Store.

100 years ago (1913)

The pupils of the Whittier School have donated freely for the poor of the city and the school actually sent a wagon load of provisions which was gathered up by Alderman Smith. The Bachelor Maids will apportion it out in dinners for the deserving poor.

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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