20 years ago (1983)
It was good news for this area that the Legislature has allocated $8.5 million for tourism promotion in the state. We see it as an investment, not an expense. It will yield many more dollars to the state's economy than will be spent.
30 years ago (1973)
Both singles player Tracy Kennedy and the doubles team of Mark Schultz and Tom Steiger advanced one round before meeting defeat in the Region Six Tennis singles and doubles playoffs.
40 years ago (1963)
About 70 Brainerd business and professional men, traveling in 30 teams, will visit area resorts tomorrow as part of the resort caravan. Climax of the day will come 7 p.m. when the teams will wind up at Breezy Point Lodge for a smorgasbord.
60 years ago (1943)
Sgt. and Mrs. Myles A. Tracy arrived yesterday to spend a week visiting at the home of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. George Tracy.
80 years ago (1923)
Hugo A. Kaatz, of the City Park Board, who is in charge of Lum Park this season, has made a number of fine improvements at this popular playground, and urges Brainerd people to enjoy it to the limit.
100 years ago (1903)
"You have not kissed me," she pouted, "for fifteen minutes."
"Know it," he said. "I have a very sensitive tooth, which is liable to ache if I do."
"What do you mean, sir?"
"Why, you are so sweet, you know."
-- Compiled by Bob Turcotte
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