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Who took our Vikings? And where are the real Gophers hiding?


Last weekend was confusing for Minnesota football fans. Understand that Minnesota football fans are not average. They’re off the charts when it comes to football team loyalty.

Yet, someone has taken our maroon and gold Minnesota Golden Gophers and replaced them with a team that in no way resembles the true University of Minnesota football team that has held fast to a losing tradition since the post-Murray Warmath dynasty days. It’s just not the same.

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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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