20 years ago (1984)
Approximately 200 Legionaires and guests attended the "Commanders Appreciation Night" and dinner held recently at the Brainerd American Legion. A life membership card was presented to John Pederson and Emery Sedlock now living in Apache Junction, Arizona.
30 years ago (1974)
The Brainerd School Board awarded an $88,400 dirt fill contract for the lower site. The contract, awarded to low bidder Rajala Construction of Cohasset, was divided into two parts.
40 years ago (1964)
Brainerd firemen were called to the country club about 2:45 p.m. when a shorted electrical wire caused about $500 damage to the building, ruined lawnmowers and damaged two cars.
60 years ago (1944)
Entertainment in the Brainerd area: Van's ideal place to eat Mother's Day meal. Baked ham sandwiches for 10 at Corner Cafe. Rhythm Rangers are 'in groove' at Club La Guyal.
80 years ago (1924)
The Brainerd Chamber of Commerce early sensed Henry Ford's need for iron and sent him a pamphlet with all necessary data on the Cuyuna Iron Range of Crow Wing County.
100 years ago (1904)
There was a meeting a few nights ago at R.D. Kin's Store on Front Street when the matter of reviewing the old Brainerd Gun Club was discussed.
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