20 years ago (1991)
(Adv.) Classic Thanksgiving Dinner Buffet! Features our famous barbecue turkey and all the trimmings. Enjoy a dip in our indoor pool, whirlpools and sauna. Football TV marathon at poolside. Adults $13.00, Children $6.75. Cragun's on Gull Lake.
30 years ago (1981)
Anderson Cleaners took the team title with a 3,028 in the Brainerd Women's Bowling Assn. tournament at Pauline's Lanes. Irma Anderson and Joanne Maier took the doubles with a 1,275 score, and Rose Feriancek won the singles crown with a 739 total.
40 years ago (1971)
(Adv.) Choose the Turkey That's Right for You! Land O' Lakes Tom Turkey - lb. 33 cents; “Quality Plus” Pre-Basted Tom Turkey - lb. 43 cents; Wilson Boneless Ham - lb. $1.09; Roasting Chickens - lb. 49 cents. Super Valu - Brainerd Mall & Tyrol Hills.
60 years ago (1951)
(Adv.) The Big Water Tower Lot! Out They Go at Unheard of Prices. 1940 Buick 2-Door - $99; 1941 Studebaker Commander Coupe - $295; 1949 Studebaker 3/4-ton Pickup - $895; 1948 Ford Deluxe 4-Door - $795. Try “Mills” First - 6th & Washington Streets.
80 years ago (1931)
(Adv.) What a Feast in Store at Archer's Thanksgiving Menu! Oyster cocktail or fruit cup, soup, roast turkey with dressing, baked Virginia ham, tenderloin steak, salad, potatoes and gravy, vegetables, rolls and cake or pie. Just $1.00 per plate.
100 years ago (1911)
The Brainerd nimrods who generally seek the solitude of the woods and hunt deer are having a fair degree of success. With the lawful limit of one deer, and heavy snow making hunting difficult, a smaller number of deer have been killed than last year.