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20 years ago (1992)

In honor of the heroic efforts of Jim Proell in saving the life of a battered woman, the Women’s Center of Mid-Minnesota will give him a plaque. A woman, wounded when shot by her husband, came to Proell’s house and he gave her shelter, despite being shot at himself.

30 years ago (1982)

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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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