20 years ago (1988)
Red seedless grapes...99 pound.
Lettuce, 99 head.
Rib eye steak, $3.99 pound.
30 years ago (1978)
Cheryl Whitman of Brainerd was recently awarded honorable mention for her "Portrait of an Old Man" entry in the 1977 art competition of Art Instruction Schools of Minneapolis. She was a winner in competition with hundreds of entries from contestants from every state in the union, Canada and foreign countries.
40 years ago (1968)
Caralee Schellin, Buffalo Creek 4-H Club, was named senior winner in the Crow Wing County 4-H Radio Speaking Contest. She is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Roy Schellin.
60 years ago (1948)
Displaying poise and a smiling personality befitting a queen, Miss Patricia "Pat" Maghan, 19, freshman student of the Minnesota School of Business, was crowned Miss Brainerd Snow Queen, 1945.
80 years ago (1928)
School Brainonian. Humor!
"I've got two tickets to sell for a raffle for a poor man."
"I wouldn't know what to do with him if I won him."
Miss Graham: Name the three most important Tudors.
R.E.: Chevrolet, Dodge, and Fords.
100 years ago (1908)
There seems to be liability of fur flying between the barbers union or some of its members over the question of raising the price of hair cuts to 35.
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