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This was Brainerd — Nov. 7

NOVEMBER 7 20 years ago (1993) (Photo) Russ Schlegel was the first hunter to register a deer Saturday with Log Cabin Restaurant owner Keith Glasgow in downtown Brainerd. He picked off his 158-pound buck at 7:30 a.m. about two miles southeast of B...

NOVEMBER 7

20 years ago (1993)

(Photo) Russ Schlegel was the first hunter to register a deer Saturday with Log Cabin Restaurant owner Keith Glasgow in downtown Brainerd. He picked off his 158-pound buck at 7:30 a.m. about two miles southeast of Brainerd.

30 years ago (1983)

(Adv.) You’re Invited! Brainerd Area United Way Victory Dinner at Harold’s Club, November 15th. Social Hour 6:30, Dinner and Awards 7:30. Drive Goal - $102,000; Drive Total - $102,766.

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40 years ago (1973)

Don Adamson, 59, a resident here for 33 years, died at St. Joseph’s Hospital yesterday. He had been ill with cancer for some time. Adamson was principal of Brainerd High School the past 16 years. He coached high school basketball and football among many interests.

60 years ago (1953)

(Adv.) Greyhound Bus Cafeteria – Sunday Special Dinners: Roast Turkey or Roast Beef with dressing, mashed potatoes and gravy, creamed peas, rolls/butter, ice cream and coffee - $1.00. Tuna Hot Dish with salad and coffee – 75 cents.

80 years ago (1933)

A 17 percent delinquency in city tax payments, combined with the heaviest drain in history on the city treasury for poor relief, forced a slight increase in the tax levy. Despite the rate increase the city expects lower revenues due to decreasing valuations and more delinquencies.

100 years ago (1913)

The famous lumberjack evangelist who rose from the depths of sin, and for the last six years has carried the gospel to the logging camps and pioneer settlers, will speak at the YMCA on Sunday at 4 o’clock sharp.

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I've worked at the Brainerd Dispatch with numerous job titles since Dec. 7, 1983. Starting off as an Ad Designer and currently as Digital Editor. The Dispatch has been an interesting and challenging place to work these 30+ years. I was present and worked on the our web page when our original BrainerdDispatch.com website first went live on April 26, 1994.
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