20 years ago (1981)
A plane-load of Cleveland business executives was welcomed to Deerwood with open arms yesterday in appreciation of their efforts to expand production at a manufacturing plant there.
30 years ago (1971)
Ray Kirkhorn has resigned as president of Citizens State Bank here and Marvin R. Campbell, Crookston, has been named to replace him.
40 years ago (1961)
Christiandom the world over waits in mounting reverence today for the dawn of its most joyous of days. For Sunday is Easter Sunday, the day on which the crucified Christ arose from the tomb many centuries ago.
60 years ago (1941)
The first spring rain of the year fell on Brainerd last night and today as .35 inches were recorded by noon. A maximum of 48 degrees was recorded.
80 years ago (1921)
-- We all make mistakes, but thank goodness the other fellow's looks worse to us than our own.
-- It pays to advertise: "Just look at the rooster," remarked Duck; "since he's begun crowing he's had his statue placed on top of the barn."
100 years ago (1901)
A common remark, "Brainerd is trying to get up a boom." Brainerd can't help growing, her geographical location insures it, her businessmen are ever ready to push. The great wheel of Minnesota can't revolve and expand without turning the hub a little bit.
-- Compiled by Bob Turcotte
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