20 years ago (1988)
It's down to the last-minute preparation for the Kixters as the danceline members get ready for their trip this weekend to Japan.
30 years ago (1978)
Plans for the development of an "Exercise Trail" at Boom Lake Park were unveiled at the Brainerd City Council. The council met with Tom Green, manager of the J.C. Penney Store, who said plans for such a trail are now being finalized.
40 years ago (1968)
Lettuce, large head, 13.
Cabbage, 9 pound.
Apples, 3 pound bag, 48.
60 years ago (1948)
Sections of Merrifield are still snowbound. Mail has been held in Merrifield for the past nine days. Families are isolated and some need medical aid.
80 years ago (1928)
After winning the district championship, Brainerd High School is now pointing to the Alexandria Tournament. Brainerd defeated C-I 20-14. Estimates of the attendance at the game run up to 2,000.
100 years ago (1908)
Messrs E.S. Houghton and Henry Roscoe have taken the agency of the Ford automobiles and today received a handsome runabout. The machine is a beauty, built on handsome lines.
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