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This Was Brainerd — Oct. 22


20 years ago (1992)

(Adv.) One Price Used Car Sale! 1992 Dodge Spirits and Plymouth Acclaims – 12 to choose from – just released from our Budget Rental Car fleet - $9,488. Includes a 7-year/70,000 mile factory warranty. Tanner Motors – 703 West Washington Street.

30 years ago (1982)

(Advs.) Dancing: At the Silver Dollar in Trommald it’s “CNR Express;” Dance to “Axel & the Wheels” at the Chaparral; Now appearing, “Wyld Ryce” at the Blue Ox Bar & Lounge; At The Pocket, rock and roll to “Fast Eddy.”

40 years ago (1972)

Jack Anderson, 64, of Nisswa, died this morning at St. Joseph’s Hospital. He at one time owned Anderson’s Shoe Store on Laurel Street in Brainerd, and recently operated Interlachen Resort on Gull Lake. He was a justice of the peace in Nisswa.

60 years ago (1952)

(Adv.) To Our Patrons: “Sudden Fear,” starring Joan Crawford, is the type of motion picture I can recommend to you with a personal endorsement. I’m sure you will find it the most outstanding suspense picture in some time. C. F. Raasch, Mgr., Paramount Theatre.

80 years ago (1932)

Seventy-five men were back to work at the Croft mine at Crosby to flash one of the brightest spots on the business horizon in many months. The number of employees could increase to 100 if business conditions permit. The iron mine has been idle for six months.

100 years ago (1912)

Winter, the period of the year when artificial light is used in the largest quantities, is coming on and the local power company has made no provision for the increased load. Meanwhile, the Cuyuna Range Power Co. is vastly expanding its capacity.

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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