20 years ago (1985)
This year's All-City Music Festival, featuring 1,000 singers and six bands from the Brainerd School District is set for 7:30 Tuesday. The concert will open with Everett Nelson, a former Brainerd instructor, directing the National Anthem.
30 years ago (1974)
Dr. Jack Echternacht, president of Brainerd Ice Arena, Inc. announced today that $353,000 has been pledged to date to the multi-purpose building.
40 years ago (1965)
James F. Ditty, Northwestern Bell Telephone Company's business office representative here from 1957 to 1964, has been appointed manager of the company's Litchfield telephone office. Ditty's father, F. E. Ditty lives at 213 North First Street.
60 years ago (1945)
School Brainonian: Betty Hage will never be "a little on the lonely side" as long as she wears that "fire red dress." That white flower trim is also very eye-catching.
80 years ago (1925)
Oh, the ol' March winds
let 'em blow
Let's get rid of this
dirty ol' snow.
It's fine when it's new
but when it's near through
We hanker for spring don't ya know.
100 years ago (1905)
Meats: Boiling beef 3 pound, beef steak 7 pound, beef pot roast 5 pound, hamburger steak 7 pound. Banes.
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