20 years ago (1982)
Despite the commissioners' objections, the Crow Wing County Board entered into a Joint Powers Agreement yesterday to contract for aerial herbicide spraying services.
30 years ago (1972)
Mayor George Bedard of Brainerd was named by the Northern Pines Mental Health Center for his fund-raising efforts for St. Joseph's Hospital and the United Fund.
40 years ago (1962)
Normal operations will be resumed Monday, April 22 at the Northern Pacific Railroad Shops in Brainerd.
60 years ago (1942)
Every home in Brainerd is to be visited by Brainerd Air Raid wardens and occupants instructed in what to do in case of a blackout and what actions will be necessary to avoid fire by bombs.
80 years ago (1922)
Colorado's tourist business amounts to $35,000,000 per annum, the tourist business of Maine amounts to over $10,000,000 a year. We can do as well if we try.
100 years ago (1902)
Paine & McGinn are about to put in a stock of package and canned goods with their meat business, shelves for this purpose being just erected.
-- Compiled by Bob Turcotte
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