20 years ago (1987)
Recently, the school district purchased three music synthesizers - in portable keyboards that are capable of mimicking many instruments, including the violin, flute, trumpets and organ.
30 years ago (1977)
The removal of all parking meters in the city of Brainerd was recommended yesterday at the city council's Safety and Public Works Committee.
40 years ago (1967)
Miss Vicky Peterson, representing the city of Brainerd, left yesterday for the St. Paul Winter Carnival. Miss Peterson, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Cal Peterson, is serving as an attendant this year to the Northwest Minnesota Rodeo Queen.
60 years ago (1947)
Approximately 1,500 Minnesota firemen, members of the Minnesota Fire Department Association, are expected to gather in Brainerd June 9, 10 and 11 to attend the organization's annual convention.
80 years ago (1927)
Brainerd Rotary and the Lions Club may well adopt the St. Petersburg plan this summer and have a nice greeting from our lake region carried in the attendance card of the visitor.
100 years ago (1907)
If your chimney catches fire throw a couple of handfuls of salt into the stove the first thing you do. It will almost invariably stop it at once.
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