20 years ago (1984)
Brainerd Art Club member Kathy Porwall is being featured as Artist of the Month at First Bank of Brainerd March 5-16. She works in a variety of mediums including watercolor, ink, acrylic, scratchboard, colored pencil and pastel.
30 years ago (1974)
Seniors Arlene Clementson and Anne Larson have been selected for the 1974 American Youth Symphonic Band and Chorus European Goodwill concert tour. Band members who range in age from 15 to 21 are chosen from all over the United States.
40 years ago (1964)
The Crow Wing County Board of Commissioners voted to commit $50,000 toward construction of a county historical building and museum.
60 years ago (1944)
A group of Crow Wing County draftees left Brainerd this morning to report for Army and Navy duty. Of the group, 42 have been inducted into the Navy and 57 into the Army.
80 years ago (1924)
* Five pounds spare ribs 50 at Togar Peterson, Corner 9th and Maple streets, cash and carry.
* Kids notice! Special matinee at the new park Wednesday 4 p.m. See Johnny Hines in "Cconductor." All kids under 12,10.
100 years ago (1904)
Brainerd was visited by the worst wind and snow storm of the season this morning and for a time just before dinner the atmosphere resembled somewhat the old-time blizzards of years ago.
--Compiled by Bob Turcotte
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