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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P ARIS (Reuters) — Roger Federer suffered his earliest defeat at the French Open for a decade on Sunday when he lost to Latvian Ernests Gulbis in the fourth round but Novak Djokovic made light work of Jo-Wilfried Tsonga to reach the quarterfinals in a flash. The Swiss fourth seed, who won the title in 2009, seemed to have the match in his grasp against the unpredictable Gulbis but faded badly to lose 6-7(5) 7-6(3) 6-2 4-6 6-3. World No.2 Djokovic destroyed local favourite Tsonga 6-1 6-4 6-1 to set up a meeting with eighth seed Milos R
By Warren Strobel WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. politicians questioned whether the deal that freed Bowe Bergdahl in exchange for five Taliban militants amounted to a negotiation with terrorists as the U.S. soldier was flown out of Afghanistan to a military hospital in Germany on Sunday. Army Sergeant Bergdahl, held for nearly five years in Afghanistan, was freed in a deal with the Taliban brokered by the Qatari government. Five Taliban militants, described by Senator John McCain as the "hardest of the hard core," were released from the U.S.
T hief RIVER FALLS — Cole Smith and Grant Reuer did something Saturday that hadn’t happened previously in Rod Reuer’s 15-year coaching career at Brainerd High School. Both Cole Smith...
NEW YORK — Even as he had a few lingering thoughts warming up, Phil Hughes insisted there was not any extra incentive facing his former team for the first time since wins can be difficult to come by. The rest of the Minnesota Twins could see the emotions in his face and were motivated to get him a victory on a day when he pitched so well. Hughes pitched eight strong innings and picked up the win when the Twins stormed back with six runs in the top of the ninth inning for a 7-2 victory over the New York Yankees on
oklahoma city (Reuters) — The San Antonio Spurs dug deep to score a thrilling 112-107 overtime victory over the Oklahoma City Thunder on Saturday to advance to the NBA Finals and a championship rematch against the Miami Heat. With point guard Tony Parker sitting out the second half due to a sore ankle, the visiting Spurs relied on their deep bench before turning to evergreen power forward Tim Duncan in overtime to clinch a win that gave them the Western Conference title 4-2. A frantic comeback keyed by Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook allowed Oklahoma Ci
PIERZ – Jeremy Payne belted a home run and a triple in three at bats to lead Buckman past the Pierz Brewers 6-0 Sunday afternoon in a game that put...
Minnesota Timberwolves president Flip Saunders said he expects All-Star forward Kevin Love to be with the team next season. Love is rumored to be traded — perhaps by the June 26 draft — since news came out that he plans to be a free agent after next season. The Timberwolves would rather get compensation for Love instead of letting him walk. Saunders responded to Love’s trip to Boston, where he took pictures with fans. Former Timberwolves star Kevin Garnett was traded to the Celtics in 2007.
Richie Crampton claimed his first career Top Fuel victory, becoming the 100th different winner in the category, at the Toyota NHRA Summernationals on Sunday. Cruz Pedregon (Funny Car), Jeg Coughlin (Pro Stock) and Andrew Hines (Pro Stock Motorcycle) also were respective winners at the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series event at Old Bridge Township Raceway Park.
Alex Jordan Stovall, Brainerd, son of Connie Stovall, Brainerd, and Robert Stovall, Hutchinson, Kansas, accepted membership in The National Society of Collegiate Scholars. He is a 2013 Brainerd High School graduate. He is attending North Dakota State University.
Brainerd firefighters responded to a cut gas line at 8:23 p.m. Friday on Cherrywood Drive in Baxter when a resident cut a shallow gas line about 6 inches below the...