20 years ago (1983)
A pageant, spaghetti dinner, snow sculpture contest, parade and dance are among the many activities to beheld when Nisswa celebrates its 11th annual Winter Jubilee Fri. and Sat., Feb. 11 and 12.
30 years ago (1973)
The county, it was pointed out, is faced with the need for a new county garage, an annex to the courthouse to house the Social Services Department and a new county jail.
40 years ago (1963)
There were 360 accidents in the city of Brainerd during 1962. One of the accidents was fatal.
60 years ago (1943)
The Sixth Annual Golden Gloves Tournament, sponsored by the Brainerd Junior Chamber of Commerce will open tonight in the Armory with a series of preliminaries that offers one of the best fight cards yet produced in a similar contest here.
80 years ago (1923)
At the special meeting of the Chamber of Commerce held Wednesday H.P. Dunn was elected president of the re-organized Brainerd Civic Association.
100 years ago (1903)
-- Men's heavy underwear, the 50 cent kind for 2 cents.
-- The $1.00 kind, 75 cents.
-- The $1.50 kind, $1.20.
-- Woolen socks, 30 cents.
-- Sheepskin duck coats, $2.50
B. Kaatz & Son, Brainerd
Compiled by Bob Turcotte
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