20 years ago (1988)
The 1988 Heritage Festival is set for Saturday from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at Brainerd High School. The free event sponsored by Brainerd Community Education will feature ethnic food, displays from several countries and continuous entertainment.
30 years ago (1978)
A proposed 50-50 funding split for boys and girls athletic programs sparked a discussion of equal rights as a Brainerd School Board Committee previewed the 1978-79 athletic banquet.
40 years ago (1968)
February employment in Brainerd stood 260 above the same month a year ago. During February there were 5,465 persons employed in Brainerd compared to 5,205 in 1967.
60 years ago (1948)
Battle Honors won on the Bataan Death March and in Japanese prison camps will be presented to the 194th Tank Battalion, by Major Gen. Kenneth F. Kraemer, Washington D.C. chief of the National Guard Bureau, at the armory here April 8.
80 years ago (1928)
E.S. Dean, football and baseball coach at Indiana University, will conduct a special 10-day basketball coaching school Aug. 17 to 27 at Camp Lincoln for boys.
100 years ago (1908)
Ice cream and cake will be served at the Salvation Army barracks Saturday evening next. Price, 10 cents. Music will also be furnished during the evening.
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