20 years ago (1985)
First Federal Savings and Loan of Brainerd is sponsoring a special exhibit called "Made in Brainerd," to highlight the work of area manufacturers.
30 years ago (1975)
Dennis Flanagan, who joined the 700 Club here last October with a 719 in the King Pins League, rolled 712 in the strike and spare league. Flanagan opened at LaGuyal Lanes with a 250 game, and followed with a 236 and a 217 for his big count.
40 years ago (1965)
Burglars gained about $107 in cash in a break-in of the Northern Pacific depot here yesterday noon. The break-in was sometime between noon and 4 p.m. when the office was closed.
60 years ago (1945)
Advertisement: At the Princess Cafe and Candy Kitchen, your favorite food served right. Every day -- barbecued ribs and chow mein.
80 years ago (1925)
Gladioli bulbs to the number of 21,750 have been ordered by Brainerd residents as a part of the "Make Brainerd Bloom" campaign and this amount will no doubt be increased before the time limit runs out.
100 years ago (1905)
Depositor, "Is the cashier in?"
Manager, "No, sir, he's gone away."
Depositor, "Ah, gone for a rest I presume."
Manager (sadly), " No, he's gone to avoid arrest."
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