20 years ago (1987)
Morrell bacon, 88 pound.
Sugar, 88, 5 pound bag.
30 years ago (1977)
Randy Fabel came close to the Warrior single game scoring record of 41 by Dale Brown in 1962 by scoring 38 points in a win at Cambridge.
40 years ago (1967)
Brainerd area residents have mailed more than 4,000 books to servicemen in Vietnam, it was revealed today. Vernon L. DeBord, from this area, who is serving in Vietnam, sent an appeal for books to the Dispatch and soon after it was printed the books began to arrive.
60 years ago (1947)
A survey of pork prices in Brainerd retail markets today indicated that pork chops were selling on a scale from 49 to 69 a pound.
80 years ago (1927)
School Brainonian jokes:
Miss Hall (in ancient history) what is taking the place of the old machinery?
Student, "The new."
100 years ago (1907)
North Long Lake news:
Eva Thompson spent Saturday and Sunday at home.
Spring is here for we have seen pansies in bloom, pussy willows, robins and pollywogs.
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