20 years ago (1981)
Gerry Spiess, the man who made history in 1979 by sailing his tiny boat, "Yankee Girl," across the Atlantic Ocean, will be the featured attraction at this year's fourth annual Commerce and Industry Show to be held in Brainerd.
30 years ago (1971)
The Brainerd School Board formally adopted a new salary schedule which results in giving teachers a 6.5 percent pay increase.
40 years ago (1961)
Bill Svendson, young Brainerd bowler who electrified the sport's greybeards here March 27 by rolling a 733 series, showed it was no fluke Monday night at LaGuyal Lanes as he connected for 719.
60 years ago (1941)
The Brainerd area continued during March to improve its employment picture, according to a summary of the local activities of the Division of Employment and Security.
80 years ago (1921)
Come and see these homes. * Best buy on Northside, a 7 room modern home, 2 lots and garage. Only $4,000. * 8 room all modern home with 2 lots, choice location facing park for $5,000.
100 years ago (1901)
H.J. Hage has a fine new buggy on the way from the factory. We don't know who is more deserving or who will enjoy it more than Mr. Hage.
-- Compiled by Bob Turcotte
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