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This was Brainerd - Oct. 18

Posted: October 17, 2012 - 5:17pm

OCTOBER 18

20 years ago (1992)

Marjorie Nolan has been elected president of the Greater Lakes Assn. of Realtors, and was also named Realtor of the Year by the group. Gary Moser is president elect; Jo Christensen is secretary and Jim Knudsen, past president.

30 years ago (1982)

(Photo) Transporting a 140-foot long, 196,000-pound cylindrical tank from Duluth to North Dakota is no easy job. The $2.1 million tank, one of four to go through Brainerd, is hauled on a 12-axle semi with special swivels to turn corners. State Troopers provide escort.

40 years ago (1972)

(Adv.) Winter is Beautiful – On Johnson Snowmobiles! Drastic reductions on 1972 machines: 27 HP Challenger – was $995, Now $733; 32 HP Rampage-Elect – was $1,275, Now $888. Martin’s – Greatest Brands in Sports – Nisswa.

60 years ago (1952)

C-I’s victory hungry Rangers had vengeance in their mind on their home field as they ended a Brainerd domination that started in 1946. The Rangers struck early for a 19-0 lead and rolled to a 24-7 triumph. Bill Selisker scored for Brainerd on a 96-yard run.

80 years ago (1932)

Avenging the defeat they suffered last year, Brainerd’s blue and white Warriors crushed Aitkin Friday by a 42-0 score. Clicking smoothly on every play, Brainerd had little difficulty in marching down the field seven times to score.

100 years ago (1912)

The Barrows mine of the Virginia Mining Co., a subsidiary of the M. A. Hanna Co., is today hoisting its first iron ore. The iron is of good quality and comes from the No. 2 Shaft. Capt. C. E. Hendrick visited the mine yesterday and inspected the work.