Ninety-eight second grade students in Baxter braved snow flurries recently to release helium-filled balloons in celebration of their recent accomplishment of reading more than 4,000 books in four months.
30 years ago (1977)
A longtime issue came to an end last night as the Rural Fire Association voted to accept a three-year contract offer from the city of Brainerd for fire protection services.
40 years ago (1967)
Nearly 200 Brainerd householders said that they might have rooms to rent to Brainerd State Junior College students in the first phase of a two-step survey.
60 years ago (1947)
Assembled for the celebration of the 28th birthday of the American Legion members of the Carl Sidney Hanson Post were informed of the news that their post membership for the year 1947 had topped the 1,000 mark.
80 years ago (1927)
Better tires for less money
30x3 fabric, $5.95
30x3 1/2 cord, $7.45
29 x 4.40, balloon, $8.45.
Walter P. Tyrholm Co. Brainerd
100 years ago (1907)
It would pay our citizens well to organize a "Beautiful Brainerd" Club and work up a concerted effort to make the city more beautiful than ever, to see that streets, vacant lots, etc., were cleaned up and that homes were beautified.
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