20 years ago (1992)
To rob or not to rob was the question. In the end a 45-year-old Onamia man decided not to. Armed with a pistol, he entered the Triangle 1-Stop on Oak Street and said it was a robbery. Then he asked for a phone to call the police. A customer had already called officers.
30 years ago (1982)
(Adv.) Breakfast Specials Every Day. Sat. and Sun. a Ham and Cheese Omelet - $2.29. Friday – 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. try our Annual Moose Feed, with $3.00 donation to benefit Camp Confidence. Log Cabin Restaurant and Lounge – Brainerd.
40 years ago (1972)
(Adv.) Good Food for Thanksgiving! Grade A Hen Turkeys – lb. 43 cents; Grade A Tom Turkeys – lb. 39 cents; Chef Pierre Pumpkin Pies – 2.5 lb. 67 cents; Ocean Spray Cranberries – 4 lb. $1.00; Yams – 2 lb. 29 cents. Schaefer’s Red Owl – Brainerd & Nisswa.
60 years ago (1952)
(Adv.) Money Saving Prices! Smoked Picnic Hams – lb. 35 cents; Tender Choice Round or Sirloin Steak – lb. 89 cents; Pork Loins – lb. 43 cents; Florida Seedless Grapefruit – 10 for 59 cents; Florida Juice Oranges – doz. 33 cents. A & P Super Markets.
80 years ago (1932)
(Adv.) For Rent: 7-room modern home in perfect condition, close to schools. Most economical in city at $26 per month. Newly remodeled 5-room house, strictly modern, in finest residential section, $26 per month. William Graham Co. – Phone 787.
100 years ago (1912)
The two girls caught in the police net for running a house of ill fame were fined $35 or 35 days in jail by Judge Swanson. The three young men pled guilty and paid their fines. The judge delivered a stinging rebuke to all those involved in this disgraceful affair.