20 years ago (1984)
The signs are unmistakable. The birds are singing, the frogs chirping, trees are budding, flowers and grass are starting to poke through the ground. You know it's spring when cars and trucks hauling boats and canoes start to out-number plain old cars and trucks rolling down the road.
30 years ago (1974)
Brainerd Dispatch Headlines:
Highest inflation in 25 years grips nations economy.
40 years ago (1964)
About 3,500 persons turned out for the annual Franklin Junior High School Science Fair held here last night and Thursday evening. Winner of the grand prize for the outstanding exhibit at the fair was Russ Anderson with his rocket launching project.
60 years ago (1944)
A brush and grass fire which swept over approximately 600 acres in Blind Lake Township, Cass County yesterday was under control.
80 years ago (1924)
The Brainerd Country Club will open its spring season on Tuesday, April 29 with a dance in the main dining room of the Ransford Hotel.
100 years ago (1904)
For rent Two fine suites of office rooms, steam heated, electric lighted, $9 and $11 per month. Bane Block.--Compiled by Bob Turcotte
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