20 years ago (1984)
Gull Lake Recreation has received the go-ahead from the DNR to initiate plans for expansion of Ski Gull, a downhill ski area on Gull Lake.
30 years ago (1974)
Erik Bjelland, 7-year-old son of Brainerd-based entertainer Johnny Bee, has been invited to sing the National Anthem at Metropolitan Stadium in Bloomington.
40 years ago (1964)
A total of 308 Brainerd High School graduates will receive their diplomas during commencement exercises in the Washington gymnasium.
60 years ago (1944)
The Brainerd Foundry Company furnished 2,047,496 pounds of brass castings to the Northern Pacific Railroad during 1943.
80 years ago (1924)
The May concert to be given at the First Congregational Church on Thursday is attracting much favorable attention.
100 years ago (1904)
Skerbeck's one-ring circus struck town today and beyond being an attraction for the small boys, would not attract very much more attention than an average good Prairie "Schooner."
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