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NOVEMBER 12

20 years ago (1992)

Hard work has paid off for Sarah Northway. The Warrior senior became the first girls’ basketball player ever to sign a letter of intent with a Division 1 school. The 6-1 Northway signed a five-year full scholarship package to the University of Arizona.

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30 years ago (1982)

(Photo) The Warrior Tomahawk transferred from this year’s football co-captains Tim Veith and Tom Sanford to 1983 tri-captains Greg Shifflett, Lee Johnson and Jon Stolski. Veith and Sanford were also named all-conference and Most Valuable Players.

40 years ago (1972)

(Photos) Officers and directors of the new Brainerd Amateur Hockey Assn. are shown here: Fred Wiltse, sec./treas.; Mrs. Robert Poppie, VP; Bob House, pres. Directors include Derrill Holland, Joe DeRosier, Joe Ahlers, Arlo Frankum and Bob Hjelm.

60 years ago (1952)

Brainerd Dispatch increased its lead in the Merchants’ Bowling League by sweeping three games from the Moose Lodge. Dispatch took all scoring honors: Erv Bruner had a 565 series, Jim Wallace high game with 205, and the Dispatch a 2,446 series.

80 years ago (1932)

A new brand of shirts, styled as the “Marlboro,” is being introduced in Brainerd by the Peterson Clothing Co. Nationally, the shirts are being introduced by Warren Williams, famous movie star, who was born in Aitkin and is well known in this vicinity.

100 years ago (1912)

The cases against two girls and three men, set for municipal court this morning, were continued to this afternoon after the girls overslept. The girls are charged with keeping a house of ill fame in Northeast, and the men are charged with frequenting the house.

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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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