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Pages from the Past: March 6

75 years ago, March 1939

From the Pine River Journal

(Advertisement) For Lenten Menus, Vegetarian Chili Chiliets (no meat) 3 for 29 cents. Fancy Pink Salmon, Anchor’s Aweigh 2 for 27 cents. Wilson’s Certified Cheese, 2-pound wood box 47 cents. Campbell Soups 3 for 25 cents except Chicken and Mushroom.

50 years ago, March 6, 1964

From the Pine River Journal

(Headline) Six Leap Year Birthdays Honored Last Week

(Advertisement) Ground beef 3 pounds, $1

25 years ago, March 2, 1989

From the Pine River Journal

Sophomore Heidi Hamor fired in a 15-foot jump shot from the left side of the key with just seconds remaining to give Coach Jerry Johnson’s Pine River Tigers the District 24 title by a 60-59 score over the New York Mills Eagles on Friday at Wadena.

10 years ago, March 4, 2004

From the Pine River Journal

(Headline) Food is theme for Backus Oldtimers newspaper

(Headline) Wrestler Swenson takes first in sections

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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