20 years ago (1983)
Sue Schmitt of Brainerd will be a featured soloist in a concert by the University of Minnesota-Duluth Jazz Choir and Freshman Chorus to be presented Tuesday, April 19 at the Marshall Performing Arts Center.
30 years ago (1973)
School officials here and in other districts now are facing a reverse situation and will be called on to meet some important questions in the next few years including one overriding one: How to dispose of or use unneeded buildings.
40 years ago (1963)
Addition of 106 employees to the staff at Brainerd State School and Hospital is provided in the $144.5 million welfare appropriation bill which is ready for the State Senate action.
60 years ago (1943)
A campaign directed to prevail upon the State Legislature to establish a proposed State Hospital for mental patients in Brainerd was launched last night by the Brainerd City and Crow Wing Local 198.
80 years ago (1923)
"Most of us," said Uncle Eben, is careful 'bout rilin' up an enemy, but don't hesitate to hurt de feelings of a friend."
100 years ago (1903)
"And here," said the salesman, "is a very fine umbrella, the handle, you will observe, is especially attractive."
"That's just what I want to avoid. Every umbrella I ever owned has been entirely too attractive."
-- Compiled by Bob Turcotte
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