20 years ago (1988)
Washington Middle School is displaying a different kind of project in its lobby. Since Monday, 40 bags containing more than a million tabs from soft drink cans have sat at an entrance to the school's auditorium. The tabs were collected and counted by Washington students over the past four years.
30 years ago (1978)
Marv Hedberg, manager of Northwestern Bell in Brainerd will retire March 10 after 21 years as manager and 40 years with Northwestern Bell. He has played a vital role in the business, civic and governmental life of the area.
40 years ago (1968)
Fly to Las Vegas, three days, includes round-trip fare, room, shows, plus many more extras, $180.
60 years ago (1948)
The Brainerd Ladies' Drum and Bugle Corps were only topped once in competition during the year 1947.
80 years ago (1928)
Walter P. Tyrholm and O.H. Hanson went to the Twin Cities, from where they will drive back a new Ford.
100 years ago (1908)
Bane's Meat Market
Hams, large, 12.5 per pound.
Hams, small, 10 per pound.
Bacon, 13 per pound.
Coffee, 17 per pound.
Everything neat and clean.
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