20 years ago (1987)
The Mille Lacs PAR Association will present the fifth annual Hot Air Balloon Spectacular over Mille Lacs Lake Friday through Sunday.
30 years ago (1977)
Downtown Brainerd Washington's birthday specials at Thrifty White Drug, Gambles, Karin's, S & L, The Spider Web, Ehlers, Chet's TV, Frances Shoppe, Bye's Clothing, Tom's Pet Hobby, The Elf Shelf, Northland Music Center.
40 years ago (1967)
The organized concerted effort to revitalize the Cuyuna Range area was continued at a meeting of the Ironton Commercial Club attended by a five-member delegation from the Brainerd Chamber of Commerce.
60 years ago (1947)
The importance of the new 194th Tank Battalion to be formed in Brainerd under the new National Guard program, was outlined today by Col. E.B.Miller, who commanded the old 194th Tank Battalion in Bataan.
80 years ago (1927)
Monday night seems to have been a wonderful night for radio activity. Some Brainerd radio owners claim to have tuned in perfectly from coast to coast. Many stations never before generally picked up gave perfect programs.
100 years ago (1907)
The thaw and subsequent freeze up has proven a Godsend to the blacksmiths. They are all busy shoeing horses these days and a man with any other kind of a job of blacksmithing has to beg to have his work even considered.
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