20 years ago (1985)
Rays Promenaders will hold their 32nd annual Spring Paul Bunyan Festival on May 5 at the Lincoln School in Brainerd. Ray O'Reilly will be master of ceremonies.
30 years ago (1975)
One Brainerd and one Crosby-Ironton student have been named among the 1,006 high school seniors throughout the nation who are winners of National Merit $1,000 Scholarships in the 20th annual competition. They are Kerry J. MacArthur of Brainerd abd Terry Slye of Crosby.
40 years ago (1965)
Donna Rasmussen, a ninth-grader at Franklin Junior High School, was judged the grand prize winner at the annual Science Fair last night. Her experiment dealt with the effect of antibiotics on various types of bacteria.
60 years ago (1945)
Mrs. John Stensrud spent a few hours in Brainerd today from Nisswa. LeRoy Pettit returned to his home near Merrifield after a brief visit in Brainerd today.
80 years ago (1925)
Heavy windstorm hit city last night. Several garages unroofed, plate glass windows broken, trees damaged. Tiling torn from depot roof. Telephone lines were down.
100 years ago (1905)
Lawn hose. Just received a large consignment of lawn hose. Prices from 9 - 18 cents per foot. We also have a full line of lawn sprinklers on hand. SlippGruenhagen, Co.
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