20 years ago (1988)
More than 400 Baxter citizens jammed the Baxter School gymnasium Thursday night to talk sewers. A four-hour hearing was on a sewer and water proposal.
30 years ago (1978)
Brainerd Community College students are adding more than $2.1 million to the Brainerd area economy this year according to a survey conducted at the college in February.
40 years ago (1968)
The city of Brainerd has received a $465,000 grant from the Economic Development Administration to provide water and sewage facilities to its new industrial park. The grant will cover about half of the estimated cost of the project.
60 years ago (1948)
Brake adjustment, all cars, 89, Lively Auto Co. , 514 Laurel Street.
Used tires - Passenger, 50, passenger tubes, 50, Triangle Oil and Tire Co.
80 years ago (1928)
Dale Sanders, Brainerd, took first place in the district bugling contest staged in Gregory Park. David Garceau of Crosby was awarded second place. Sanders and David Garceau will represent the Crow Wing Area of Boy Scouts at the state meet.
100 years ago (1908)
Local news: There will be a Ten Cent Social in the lecture room of the People's Church tonight by the Ladies Aid.
E. J. Rohne has bought new bicycles and sundries this season for over $600.
Dr. O.T. Batchellor and Geo. D. LaBar went to St. Paul today to attend the Grand Conclave of Knights Templar.
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