20 years ago (1987)
Bob Engen and Paul Milloy, both of Brainerd, will compete in the Iditaski Cross Country race in Alaska this week. They are believed to be the only Minnesotans among 75 competitors who have six days to complete the 210-mile course.
30 years ago (1977)
Large eggs, 48 cents a dozen.
Hills coffee, 2 pound can, $3.99
Crystal sugar, 10 pound bag, $1.68.
Pork chops, 99 cents pound
40 years ago (1967)
Thirty-four below zero was registered at the airport at 6, 7 and 8 o'clock this morning. A slight warming trend was predicted for Tuesday.
60 years ago (1947)
Model meat market specials.
Spare ribs, 39 cents a pound.
All meat wieners, 45 cents a pound.
Sauerkraut, 15 cents a quart.
Chile-con-carne, 28 cents per can.
80 years ago (1927)
The B.H.S. five whitewashed the Motley aggregation last night 37-2, the opponents getting their lone cager during the third quarter.
For Brainerd it was Orth, Fitzharris, Guin, De Rocher, Lowe and Hautala.
100 years ago (1907)
There is no danger of an ice famine next summer providing the crop is harvested and properly packed.
Why is a certain Deerwood girl like a telephone operator? Give up? Because she will receive rings from any man.
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