20 years ago (1983)
Don Rasmussen, Brainerd's enterprising postmaster has come up with an addressing plan that will be to the advantage of everyone in our area once it is implemented.
30 years ago (1973)
"Junior and Senior guys, if you haven't asked your dates for the prom you better start now," urges junior Vice President Carrie Olson. Tickets for the prom which will be held May 5, go on sale April 20.
40 years ago (1963)
Day of free parking marks opening of spring shopping. Brainerd stores are bursting with new spring merchandise. Free parking in Brainerd all day Saturday, March 30. All meters will be covered.
60 years ago (1943)
The identifiable beginning of the end of this war probably will come when Anglo-American armies invade the continent of Europe with infantry, tanks, artillery and other paraphernalia of concentrated warfare.
80 years ago (1923)
Dawn brings the milkman, but the milk of human kindness should be kept on tap during the entire day.
100 years ago (1903)
A sentry, an Irishman, was on post duty the first time at night, when the officer of the day approached.
He called, "Who goes there?"
"Officer of the day," was the reply.
"Then what are you doin' out at night?" asked the sentry.
-- Compiled by Bob Turcotte
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