20 years ago (1983)
Hospitalization costs statewide for patients of Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota rose 17.1 percent during 1982, but the hike in average daily charges for patients at St. Joseph's Hospital was considerably less according to the administration.
30 years ago (1973)
The Brainerd Elks Club has opened a new dining and bar area in the downstairs section of the present Lodge building.
40 years ago (1963)
The YMCA pool was a busy place this morning as some 55 children took advantage of Easter vacation to take a swim during the elementary swim period.
60 years ago (1943)
The Washington High School Choir, under the direction of Everett Nelson, entertained the Brainerd Lions Club at the regular meeting of the club in the Hotel Ransford.
80 years ago (1923)
W.R. Hiller, secretary of the Brainerd Country Club, is in receipt of the following letter from W.H. Fawcett, of the Fawcett Publications, Robbinsdale, and owner of Breezy Point Resort. "Enclosed is my check for $55 covering share stock in the Brainerd Country Club.
100 years ago (1903)
Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Shontel are giving a candy pull to their friends this evening.
-- Compiled by Bob Turcotte
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