20 years ago (1984)
Overcast skies and blustery winds greeted Gov. Rudy Perpich Saturday as his Mille Lacs Lake fishing party was skunked on opening day of Minnesota's 1964 fishing season.
30 years ago (1974)
"Get to know us before you need us" is the motto for St. Joseph's and other hospitals as observance of National Hospital week begins. As part of its effort to become known, St. Joseph's is sponsoring a diabetes testing clinic all week.
40 years ago (1964)
A court of awards was held recently by the Nisswa voyageurs, Troop 81, Boy Scouts of America at the Nisswa School. Jim Dullum was master of ceremonies.
60 years ago (1944)
The Brainerd airport, located southeast of the city, closed under Federal order since the beginning of the war, was opened Sunday under approval of the Civil Aeronautics Authority. Permission to open the field was received by B.R. Garrett, manager.
80 years ago (1924)
Nisswa businessmen in Pequot this week report things beginning to open up down there with the approaching tourist season. Among those were W.C. Moran, W.K.Schultz, and H.O. Wallentine.
100 years ago (1904)
Advertisement: Bane Grocery and Meat Market. Meats: Beef steak 10 pound, Beef stew 5 pound, Beef shoulder 8 pound, hamburger 10 pound. Fresh killed chickens.
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