20 years ago (1987)
The board of directors of Kinship of Brainerd, Inc., an organization that matches adult volunteers with children needing help, has named Joey Halvorson as the agency's interim director.
30 years ago (1977)
A total of 429 high school seniors will receive diplomas in the annual graduating ceremonies Thursday in the high school gymnasium. Les Sellnow, editor of the Brainerd Daily Dispatch, will be the speaker for the evening.
40 years ago (1967)
Some 372 Washington High School seniors will receive their diplomas during graduation exercises to be held here June 1. The class is 27 students smaller than the one which graduated here last year.
60 years ago (1947)
Bar Harbor opening Saturday, May 24, with Don Rubey and his orchestra.
Joe Brabec and his 10-piece band straight from the St. Paul Hotel, Saturday, May 24.
80 years ago (1927)
Brainerd Dispatch headlines
Lindbergh in Paris Minnesota flier ends flight in Paris at 10:21.
Four sandwiches in his plane and only a couple of hours sleep before he started.
Little Falls is enthusiastic over Lindbergh. - Plan a city-wide celebration.
100 years ago (1907)
The strike of the freight handlers at the shops is over. The wages to be paid are $1.75, the same as before the strike.
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