20 years ago (1980)
This year's census is the largest mailing ever for the U.S. Postal Service, with the Brainerd Post Office planning to deliver an estimated 11,000 census forms tomorrow, according to Postmaster Roy Knott.
30 years ago (1970)
Mr. and Mrs. Maurice Trask and son, Peter, of Brainerd flew to California to attend a Trask Family Reunion. Twenty-seven members of the family gathered Sunday, March 10, at the home of Ward Trask, who was formerly of Brainerd and now resides at Concord, California.
40 years ago (1960)
Mistake in your paper? If so, consider the handicap employees of The Brainerd Dispatch news staff are currently working under. The Advertising department has been moved to new quarters above the Land O' Lakes Cafe. The News room will be shuffled into enlarged space, but at present hammers, etc. are busy during the remodeling.
60 years ago (1940)
Mary Jane Nelson and Harry Stoner have been selected to play the leading roles in the Senior Class play, "What A Life," which is to be directed by Mr. John Chalberg.
80 years ago (1920)
E.S. Houghton has bought the residence of Werner Hemstead on North 4th Street, one of the prettiest in the city and of Colonial design. Mr. Houghton owns a jewelry store on 6th Street, Downtown Brainerd.
100 years ago (1900)
"Who's in the parlor?" asked Mr. Crumso.
"It is Mr. Riggens, an old flame of Margaret's" replied Mrs. Crumso.
"An old flame? Put him out."
-- Compiled by Bob Turcotte
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