20 years ago (1988)
One month into the growing season, 90 percent of cattle pasture in the Brainerd area has been lost due to dramatic moisture shortages.
30 years ago (1978)
Thirty-nine students and staff members at Brainerd Community College donated a pint of blood recently to the St. Joseph's Hospital Blood Bank.
40 years ago (1968)
Seventy-two Brainerd boys and girls will spend a week at Legionville this summer. There will be 36 boys and 36 girls attending the camp during separate weeks.
60 years ago (1948)
The mercury climbed to 86 degrees in Brainerd and vicinity yesterday registering an unusual May record here.
80 years ago (1928)
A reception second to the one planned on their arrival at Minneapolis is planned here tomorrow and Wednesday for those participating in the Elks Marathon Canoe Derby who are scheduled to beach their canoes at Lum Park tomorrow afternoon.
100 years ago (1908)
Brainerd is the coming city of central Minnesota. The Cuyuna Range, the N.P. shops and the Pulp Mill are major industries in the Brainerd area.
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