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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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Win free gas in the Brainerd Dispatch Great Gas Giveaway

Win free gas with the Brainerd Dispatch's 'Great Gas Giveaway' at Holiday. Each week each store will have a drawing for a $25 gas card.
Win free gas with the Brainerd Dispatch's 'Great Gas Giveaway' at Holiday. Purchase a copy of the Brainerd Dispatch at participating Holiday gas stations any day through Sunday, Jan. 11, ...
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Trafficking - The Game: Pimps often aren’t present with the women and girls they control, but their manipulation and threats can keep victims in the life of prostitution unwillingly

Standing next to the jukebox playing “Superfreak,” Jenny saw the man who would become her first pimp walk into the Fun Center arcade in downtown Minneapolis. She was in her Madonna phase, and he looked like “Beat It”-era Michael Jackson. He walked in, commanded the room with his dance moves, then took her hand and pulled her outside. Jenny Gaines - Photo by Benjamin Edwards
It was the early 1980s, and the evolving Block E of downtown Minneapolis had life, with hustlers and prostitutes interspersed with the suit-and-tie crowd that spilled out of skyscrapers at ...
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Trafficking Red Flags: Training underway to help employees, the public detect signs of sex trafficking

Windie Lazenko, founder of 4her North Dakota, takes her photo at a Williston, N.D., truck stop to share with the organization Truckers Against Trafficking. Lazenko plans to do truck stop outreach to raise awareness about sex trafficking. Eric Hylden / Forum News Service
A young woman tells domestic violence advocates she feels trapped with an older man. He’s the only person who can inject her with the heroin to which she’s addicted. “Abusive ...
Forum News Service

The Forum Communications News Service is the premier news wire service covering the Upper Midwest, including the Dakotas, Minnesota and Wisconsin. In addition to breaking and enterprise news, we offer a wide variety of sports, features, business, agriculture, outdoors and opinion content. For more information about the services we offer or to discuss content subscriptions, please contact us.

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Brainerd Lakes Election 2014

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Results will be posted as we get them. Polls closed at 8:00 p.m. and we expect to start receiving results about 8:30 p.m. Check back throughout the night for local ...
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.
(218) 855-5889
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Essentia Health joins accountable care pilot project

Essentia Health is one of 20 health care systems around the country to take part in a new pilot project for Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs), which coordinates doctors, hospitals and ...
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.
(218) 855-5889
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Giants S Collins to miss Pro Bowl; Vikings' Smith to take place

Minnesota Vikings safety Harrison Smith (22) looks on prior to the game against the Los Angeles Rams. Credit: Brace Hemmelgarn-USA TODAY Sports
New York Giants safety Landon Collins has withdrawn from Sunday's Pro Bowl because of an arm injury suffered in Week 16 against the Arizona Cardinals. Collins was selected as a ...
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Timberwolves knock off Clippers as Wiggins scores 40

January 22, 2018; Los Angeles, CA, USA; Minnesota Timberwolves forward Andrew Wiggins (22) moves the ball as forward Taj Gibson (67) provies coverage against Los Angeles Clippers forward Wesley Johnson (33) during the first half at Staples Center. Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY Sports
Andrew Wiggins scored a season-high 40 points and Jeff Teague contributed a season-best 30 points as the Minnesota Timberwolves notched a high-octane 126-118 victory over the Los Angeles Clippers on ...
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LaVar Ball to coach for sons' Lithuanian team, reports say

LaVar Ball the father of NBA prospect Lonzo Ball (not pictured) in attendance before the first round of the 2017 NBA Draft at Barclays Center. Mandatory Credit: Brad Penner-USA TODAY Sports
Another Ball will join Lithuanian club Vytautas for its Big Baller Challenge game Tuesday night. LaVar Ball, father of players LiAngelo and LaMelo, will serve as an assistant coach for ...
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Vikings' Zimmer: Need to evaluate all QB options

Minnesota Vikings head coach Mike Zimmer during the first quarter against the Philadelphia Eagles in the NFC Championship game at Lincoln Financial Field. Mandatory Credit: James Lang-USA TODAY Sports
Case Keenum, Sam Bradford and Teddy Bridgewater are all unsure of their respective futures with the Minnesota Vikings. In the meantime, head coach Mike Zimmer isn't showing his hand on ...
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