20 years ago (1985)
Mint-glazed carrots are the creation of Doug Johnson, Brainerd, winner in the vegetable/salads category of the cookbook contest. Johnson says the secret to the sauce is the addition of Peppermint Schnapps.
30 years ago (1975)
Mona Norrgard, Brainerd High School junior visited the Minnesota House of Representatives this past week as a participant in the high school page program.
40 years ago (1965)
March roared into the Brainerd area with all the bluster of a lion this morning as blizzard conditions brought a heavy snowfall and uncertain driving conditions. It was the largest snowfall of the year -- all events and schools were closed.
60 years ago (1945)
The former city editor of the Daily Dispatch, Kirk O. Wels, Brainerd, met his former ace reporter, Vernon Bidwell, at an Air Force base in England recently.
80 years ago (1925)
The matter of paving Fourth Street from Laurel to Kingwood was taken up at the regular meeting of the city council.
100 years ago (1905)
The new baby grand Hardman piano, which was recently purchased by the Elks through Mrs. Walter Davis, the agent, has been installed in Elks Hall. The piano is a beauty and the lodge members are very proud of it.
Brainerd Dispatch ©2013. All Rights Reserved.