20 years ago (1988)
Dance students from the Heartland Performing Arts Center located in the Westport Shopping Center participated in the recent Spotlight National Competition in Bloomington.
30 years ago (1978)
Irene Lydia Rangen, 18-year-old senior at Brainerd High School, was crowned Miss Brainerd 1978. She is the daughter of Rueben and Lydia Rangen of Route 1.
40 years ago (1968)
Welcome to Brainerd banners were erected throughout the downtown business area. The project is sponsored by the Brainerd Downtown Businessmen's Council.
60 years ago (1948)
Sixth and Oak Streets
Saturday's special: Ribs and dressing, 50.
Sunday's special, fried chicken, $1.
80 years ago (1928)
At an election of letter basketball boys of Brainerd High School, Carol Guin was re-elected captain for the 1928-29 season. Guin is All-District and All-Regional center. He will have two more years of competition.
100 years ago (1908)
Landlord Jamieson has given the Hotel Earl front a new coat of paint and provided some comfortable lawn seats on the porch for the benefit of the boarders.
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