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'Right to Work'


As I read the “This was Brainerd” report for April 2, 1952, regarding a strike of 30,000 Western Union employees scheduled to start at midnight, affecting Brainerd, it brought back memories. In 1944, I was the first person to be granted permission by the Montana state superintendent of schools to graduate a four-year high school class in 3 1/2 years. While the rest of my class finished, I trained with Western Union as a multiplex/teletype operator.

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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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