20 years ago (1987)
Fresh crisp cabbage, 1 cent per head - w.c.
Pork butt roast, 88 cents a pound.
Bread, 1 and a half pound loaf, 1 cent - w.c.
Eggs, 1 cent dozen - w.c.
Morrell franks, 12 ounces, 1 cent - w.c.
30 years ago (1977)
Brainerd Improvement, Inc. will hold a special meeting Tuesday to discuss parking in the downtown area. Business people will be asked to give their opinions on what they believe future uses of the Ransford property and the Burlington Northern parking lot property should be.
40 years ago (1967)
Brainerd's vocal groups at Washington High School came home from Saturday's District 24 Music Festival with A ratings. Mark Aamot is the director.
60 years ago (1947)
Sale of the Halsted grocery store and building to Robert Hasskamp and Warren J. Murphy was announced. Charles Halsted operated the grocery store the past 18 years. He will now devote his entire time to the insurance business.
80 years ago (1927)
The dog, domesticated friend of man and boy, is to have his big day in Brainerd on Saturday afternoon when the boys' Dog Derby is to be held starting on the corner of Broadway and Laurel Streets. There will be races for small, large and medium size dogs and a prize for each.
100 years ago (1907)
For Sale: $1,000 cash, dandy little five room dwelling, good brick cellar, electric light and water, all in good condition. One hundred feet fronts on Fir street. Smith Bros.
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