20 years ago (1987)
Warrior Player of the Week: Bill Palmquist was one of the premier sprinters in Region 8AA in 1986. As a junior, he won the 200 meter dash title and was fourth in the 400.
30 years ago (1977)
Golden yellow bananas, 19 pound.
Ground beef, 69 pound.
Delicious apples, 3 pounds, 99.
40 years ago (1967)
The Brainerd City Council, by a 4 to 3 margin, voted to install a water fountain in Gregory Park at a cost not to exceed $7,500.
60 years ago (1947)
The Daily Dispatch today issues its 1947 tourist edition on "Vacationtime is a Happy Time in the Paul Bunyan Playground Area." This edition is 62 pages with cover, and is a complete portrayal of the offerings of this Brainerd area.
80 years ago (1927)
Brainerd, situated at almost the exact geographical center of the state and at the gateway to the 10,000 lakes of Minnesota, is looking forward to the best business season of its history. The city is fast becoming the trading center of central Minnesota.
100 years ago (1907)
Six inches of snow fell in Brainerd yesterday afternoon and last night. It did not get cold so the snow could help the crops.
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