20 years ago (1987)
Seven-year old Dana Megan Kelly was the youngest contestant at the Sons of Norway Fiddlers' Contest. Providing some variety from the fiddler with his harmonica playing was Crosby's Olaf Olson.
30 years ago (1977)
Members of the Baxter council last night were told that a water system for the business district of the city would cost more than $1 million.
40 years ago (1967)
The Montgomery Ward Store here is in the process of becoming the first store open in the new Gustafson Shopping Center in northeast Brainerd. They have been located in the downtown store since 1929.
60 years ago (1947)
Milk and cream on the Brainerd retail market dropped one cent today. Milk had been selling at 16 cents per quart, the price today was 15 cents per quart.
80 years ago (1927)
There was a robin perched on the tree tops on North Ninth Street this morning singing blithely as if spring was in the offing. D.K. Fullerton, 502 North Ninth Street, reported the appearance of the red breast this morning.
100 years ago (1907)
The railroad boys would not do a thing to the author of that touching poem, "The Beautiful Snow," if they could get hold of him these days, oh, no.
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