20 years ago (1984)
A gathering of long ago time Nisswa residents is set for Sunday, March 25. A dinner is planned to honor the notable and historic figures in the Nisswa area. The dinner is the first pre-centennial activity planned for the Nisswa Centennial.
30 years ago (1974)
A Brainerd man attending the University of Minnesota at Duluth was one of 150 students achieving a "straight A" average during fall quarter. Bradley D. Gardner received a 4.0 grade point average at the University.
40 years ago (1964)
Brainerd basketball fans are Moorhead-bound this afternoon and will be on hand by the hundreds tonight to watch their Warriors clash with Moorhead in the first round of Region 6 tourney play.
60 years ago (1944)
Brainerd Dispatch Headlines: Allies open new drive on front in Italy; Russians advance; bomb Germany. Red Cross Fund Drive is behind schedule here.
80 years ago (1924)
Nothing but the highest praise has been heard for the Brainerd Choral Society's recital on Monday in the Iron Exchange Hall, given under the direction of Roy Brown. Duets and solos were by the city's most talented vocalists.
100 years ago (1904)
The rock for the Koop and Grandelmyer Buildings on Front Street is being hauled by the J.M. Elder teams.
--Compiled by Bob Turcotte
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