20 years ago (1983)
Brainerd Area Chamber of Commerce representatives will spend "A Day At the Capitol" in St. Paul on Feb. 16 to meet with the state government officials and present them with the Chamber's position on a number of issues.
30 years ago (1973)
About 2000 snowmobile fans stood in unseasonably warm temperatures Wednesday in Walker and watched 22-year-old Stan Hayes cross the finish line more than three and one-half minutes ahead of the nearest competitor in the second leg of the Winnipeg to St. Paul International "500" Race.
40 years ago (1963)
Shopper Stoppers. Shop this weekend and save. * Lampert Lumber Co. * Dols Carpeting * Cervin's MusicLand * Berg's Shoes * Brainerd Super Valu * Monson Furniture * Cunninghams * Schaefer's * Thrifty Walgreen
60 years ago (1943)
Paced by a pair of lightning-fast, deadly shooting stars, Captain John Garvey and Pete Denis, Brainerd's Warriors scored one of the biggest upsets this season when they defeated St. Cloud Tech, 50-40 Friday night.
80 years ago (1923)
The Mahlum Lumber Company announced in this issue of The Dispatch a plan whereby they will finance home building in Brainerd during the present year. The Mahlum Lumber Company has shown faith in this city.
100 years ago (1903)
Miss Caroline Morrison entertained a few friends last night at a pingpong party. A delightful evening was spent by all.
-- Compiled by Bob Turcotte
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