20 years ago (1983)
With a secure cash balance and a profitable year behind them, members of the Brainerd Crow-Wing County Airport Commission yesterday looked ahead to expanding the airport with six more hangar spaces, a heliport and an additional flight by Republic Airlines.
30 years ago (1973)
Due to the light snowfall this winter and the thawing which has taken place in the past several weeks, the March fire hazard is much greater than normal.
40 years ago (1963)
-- Karl Rolvaag takes office as governor
-- Chile orders Red Diplomat from Cuba to leave country
-- 2,000 attend Power Co-op meeting here.
60 years ago (1943)
The Brainerd Nurses Association will meet in the office of Miss Eula Michael at the city hall this evening at 7:30 to make surgical dressings.
80 years ago (1923)
One of the first straw hats of this season was worn by Louis Imgrund today. He thought spring had continued its march; but he tossed it aside this noon and was looking for his fur cap.
100 years ago (1903)
"The man from Sweden" was the attraction at the Brainerd Opera House last night, with Knute Erickson in the title role. The play is ordinary and the cast presenting it bears the same stamp.
-- Compiled by Bob Turcotte
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