20 years ago (1988)
Lynn Underhill of Brainerd is the latest person to be honored in the Brainerd Area Chamber of Commerce Mystery Shopper program. She is a sales person at NAPA Auto parts.
30 years ago (1978)
Serving for the second consecutive year as a general chairman of the "Johnny Inkslinger" celebration is Everett Hendrickson of Brainerd's Citizen State Bank.
40 years ago (1968)
The Brainerd City Council, by a 4 to 3 vote, took action which will result in the destruction of the old water tower, a landmark here for almost 50 years.
60 years ago (1948)
Grocery specials at: Gustafson and Nelson, Riteway, Schroders, Fidelity, National Tea Co. Food Store, Fairway Grocery, O'Brien Food Market, Wise's Market, Dandanell Grocery, A & P Supermarket, Model Meat Market, Anderson Mercantile Co., Red Owl, Bergeman's, Quality.
80 years ago (1928)
The Washington High School building was completely destroyed by fire last night. The yellow gray walls that housed Brainerd students for the past 43 years was all that remained. Estimate of the damage placed it close to $150,000.
100 years ago (1908)
Wanted by an enraged public - to know the whereabouts of the man who predicted an early spring.
It is rumored that there will be a new clothing store opened in the Walker block in the near future.
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