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This Was Brainerd - April 6

APRIL 6 20 years ago (1994) Several county citizens urged the county board to return to hand-counted paper ballots after they said equipment breakdowns eroded the public's trust in the election system. The county switched to the optical scan syst...

APRIL 6

20 years ago (1994)

Several county citizens urged the county board to return to hand-counted paper ballots after they said equipment breakdowns eroded the public’s trust in the election system. The county switched to the optical scan system from punch cards in 1992.

30 years ago (1984)

Jon Stolski of Brainerd High School was named a quarterback on the Minn. High School All-Star Football Outstate Team. Two other Central Lakes Conference players will join the team. The game against the Metro All-Stars will be at Parade Stadium on July 28.

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40 years ago (1974)

(Photo) Auto Import claimed both the regular season and playoff championships of the YMCA Basketball League. Team members are Chuck Morgan, Jim Brown, George Marx, Jim Peterson, Gerry Lyscio, Rick Borders and Dale Brown.

60 years ago (1954)

Without discussion, Brainerd’s city council last night killed fluoridation. They voted unanimously to request the water and light board to “permanently postpone fluoridation, with no referendum.” Citizens opposed presented petitions with 4,363 signatures.

80 years ago (1934)

(Adv.) See 200 stunning beauties, chosen from 10,000 in the most stupendous spectacle to rhythm. “Flying Down to Rio,” starring Delores del Rio, Ginger Rogers and Fred Astaire. See the new dance craze from Brazil, the Carioca. Paramount Theatre.

100 years ago (1914)

The thirty-second annual ball of Hose Company No. 2 will be held April 13 at the Gardner Auditorium. Music furnished by Jensen’s Orchestra. These dances of the firemen are always most enjoyable and your attendance is encouraged.

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