20 years ago (1981)
When Gail Daily was an exchange student in Sweden three years ago, she never realized what a special relationship she would develop; with her Swedish host parents. So special, in fact, they have traveled thousands of miles to attend her wedding on Saturday.
30 years ago (1971)
The Brainerd Lions Club next week will launch a campaign to flood Hanoi with letters asking for more humane treatment of American prisoners of war.
40 years ago (1961)
Bob Sheflo, 6-2 Brainerd Warrior cage star, was one of five state high school basketball forwards selected to the WCCO Radio All-State team for 1961. Sheflo averaged 13 points per game during the regular season.
60 years ago (1941)
1941 Auto Show and Industrial Exhibit at Brainerd Armory March 20-22. Indoor Circus featuring nine big-time acts direct from Chicago. Sponsored by Carl Sydney Hanson Post of the American Legion. Admission is 10 and 20.
80 years ago (1921)
"You've been eating a lot of candy, haven't you?"
"And now you're paying for it."
"Well doctor, remember I paid for it when I bought it, so please don't make the second payment too high."
100 years ago (1901)
The home of Mr. and Mrs. Geo. D. LaBar was the scene of a most enjoyable social occasion on Monday evening. They were given a surprise on that evening by a large party of their friends, the occasion being the birthday anniversary of the fair hostess.
-- Compiled by Bob Turcotte
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