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This Was Brainerd - Nov. 17

A look through the Brainerd Dispatch archives with Terry McCollough combing the microfilm for tidbits of history through the decades going back to 1922.

A man stands next to a deer he hunted.
It was a good week for deer hunting employees at the Dispatch. Marty Chisholm got a 6-pointer on Nov. 14. And on Nov. 13, mailroom employee Andy Cutkay, shown here, got this 11-point buck that dressed out at 236 pounds. He first saw it three years ago but didn't get a shot at it until this year.
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NOVEMBER 17

20 years ago (2002)

(Photo) It was a good week for deer hunting employees at the Dispatch. Marty Chisholm got a 6-pointer on Nov. 14. And on Nov. 13, mailroom employee Andy Cutkay, shown here, got this 11-point buck that dressed out at 236 pounds. He first saw it three years ago but didn't get a shot at it until this year.

30 years ago (1992)

Senior Margit Rinke and Junior Amy Hanson were selected co-MVPs of the Warrior volleyball team. Both were also named all-conference. In Brainerd football, versatile captain Chris Heitkamp, a two-way player and two-year starter, was named MVP at the team's annual banquet.

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40 years ago (1982)

The sale of $760,000 in storm sewer bonds was approved last night by the Baxter city council. Piper, Jaffray and Hopwood had the low bid, listing a net interest cost of $719,186 for a net effective interest rate of 10.07 percent.

60 years ago (1962)

Creating a new interest in wrestling is the goal of George Jezierski, the new Brainerd coach, who has a strong nucleus to build on. At the top of the list is Jim Borg, who finished third at state last year at 130 pounds. Also contending are Gene Smart, Ken Kramer, Herman Smude and Dave Borg, all of whom finished second at the 1962 district meet.

80 years ago (1942)

Registration for the Class A gasoline ration books, for those persons who were unable to register on Nov. 12 and 13, will take place on Nov. 27 at Washington High School. It's estimated that 7,500 motorists in the county registered for ration books on the previously appointed two days.

100 years ago (1922)

Under a law passed just last week by the city council, two men, ages 20 and 21, were stopped by Officer Stein in Northeast for transporting liquor. When they became unruly, he arrested them. They had two gallons of liquor they said belonged to a third party. When they were unable to identify that person, they were fined $100 each.

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A look through the Brainerd Dispatch archives with Terry McCollough combing the microfilm for tidbits of history through the decades going back to 1922.

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A look through the Brainerd Dispatch archives with Terry McCollough combing the microfilm for tidbits of history through the decades going back to 1922.