20 years ago (1992)
(Photos) Chris Niemeyer of Brainerd caught this 24-pound northern while fishing in Ontario, Canada, using a Daredevil in 8 feet of water. Greg Zaleski caught this 7-pound largemouth bass. Photo by the Corner Store.
30 years ago (1982)
(Adv.) The Quarterdeck at Pleasant Acres . . . The #1 Spot on Gull Lake – Spectacular View. Try us for Chicken Louisiana, Baked Pheasant, Steak Dimaggio, Mariner’s Platter for 2, Veal Scaloppini, Lobster, Peppered Ribeye and a great Prime Rib.
40 years ago (1972)
(Adv.) Tonight’s Special! Chicken or Hamburger Steak - $1.00. Every Wednesday – All You Can Eat Bar-B-Qued Ribs prepared by our chef Norman Theien on the Charcoal Pit – Just $2.95. Tank’s Club – North of Brainerd on 371.
60 years ago (1952)
(Adv.) Where to dance this weekend! Dancing at the Two-Ten Tavern. Dancing at the Clover Club in Crosslake. Dancing Saturday at Hoke’s Sleepy Hollow. Dancing at Svendsen’s Inn in Merrifield. 2 Big Dances at the House of Earl in Ft. Ripley.
80 years ago (1932)
(Adv.) Dance at Lum Park Saturday Night, July 2nd to Al Hayden’s Rainbow Girls Orchestra – Rhythm – Pep – Harmony. Dance on July 4th to Mitz’s Breezy Point Band, followed by Don Welch and his Palais Royale Orchestra. Lum Park – Brainerd.
100 years ago (1912)
The new tennis court near the court house has been completed and the grounds are certainly in fine shape. Several games have been played there already. The local tennis club is scheduled to play in the 4th of July tournament at Crosby.