20 years ago (1988)
The new 25-cent stamp went on sale today at the U.S. Post Office in Brainerd. The last rate increases in the first class stamp was in 1985 said Brainerd Postmaster D.A. Rasmussen.
30 years ago (1978)
The Brainerd Area Vocational Technical Institute was assured of a $700,000 appropriation for new building and remodeling.
40 years ago (1968)
Miss Mary Tornstrom, former Washington High School principal and junior college dean of women, was honored at an open house marking her 80th birthday.
60 years ago (1948)
Archie Falconer, Brainerd merchant, believes in his hometown.
"Why don't folks talk more about what a fine town we live in and less about our faults?" Archie asked a group of newspaper men the other day.
80 years ago (1928)
Spring is coming! Spring is coming!
How can it be true?
Well, we've seen the birds and flowers so it surely must be due.
No, they say I am mistaken, though the signs were really seen
But I guess they were just pictures which we saw upon the screen.
Evelyn Grimstad, underwriter.
100 years ago (1908)
The New Ford Runabout - now, ready for delivery
Model "8" $700.
Rumble seat, 301H wheels, enclosed fenders.
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