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Friday, March 5, 2004
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Chief Hole-In-The-Day
♦  EDITOR' S NOTE: The information contained here was excerpted; from a story written for the Minneapolis Tribune in 1953 By Bob Murphy. The story was given to the Dispatch by James Alderman whose late wife spent a life-time studying Chief Hole-in-the-Day and on whose property on Round Lake the Chippewa Chief is said to have camped.

Indians Brought Blueberries As Brainerd Feared Massacre
♦  The Blueberry War was a never-to-be-forgotten incident to early settlers in the Brainerd area.

Indians Were First Farmers
♦  Agriculture, in a primitive way, was started by the Indians long before white men navigated across the upper Mississippi River. They gathered and harvested wild rice each year, raised some corn and horses and dogs.

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