20 years ago (1984)
Ed Abrahamson was named most valuable swimmer at the Brainerd Warrior boys' swim team banquet. Abrahamson, the Warrior captain, was All-Central Lakes Conference in the 50 and 100 freestyles and in the 200 medley relay.
30 years ago (1974)
Elks 615 Seafood Smorgasbord. Saturday, April 13. $3.50 per person. Dance to "The Standards" from 8 p.m..
40 years ago (1964)
Daniel L. Svendsen, 17, Merrifield, took first place in the VFW-sponsored essay contest. The theme on which it is written is, "The Foreign Student in an Opportunity for Friendship."
60 years ago (1944)
Adv.: Easter Egg special. Beautifully colored Easter Eggs, 50 a dozen at the Corner Cafe. Across from the N.P. shops.
80 years ago (1924)
The Chamber of Commerce last night started a drive for conventions. This included assisting in financing the Brainerd Gun Club Shoot of June 9, inquiring as to the status of the Disabled War Veterans Convention and Elks and Lions Conventions.
100 years (1904)
R. G. Vallentyne today sold to Silas Hall the house and lot at 520 North Third Street, owned by John P. Peterson. The consideration was $800.
--Compiled by Bob Turcotte
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