20 years ago (1988)
Each cattle rancher in Crow Wing, Cass and Todd Counties is facing a loss of more than $4,000 because of dry fields.
30 years ago (1978)
Johnny Inkslinger celebration in Brainerd to be held July 2, will again host the St. Paul Winter Carnival Royal Family. Over 70 units here registered this far for the parade.
40 years ago (1968)
Cantaloupe, 3 for $1.
Spare ribs, 39 pound
Fryers, 29 pound.
Ground beef, 2 pounds, 89.
60 years ago (1948)
Drought conditions, which have damaged gardens and increased forest fire hazards in the Brainerd area, were broken last night and this morning when .35 inches of rain fell in Brainerd. It was the first rain since May 28.
80 years ago (1928)
Some people wonder why the local Lions Committee worked a year preparing for this Fifth District Ninth Annual Convention. They wished to have every detail carefully worked out and a welcome and reception accorded that will linger long in the memory of every Lion and Lioness.
100 years ago (1908)
At the request of Messrs. Wise and LaBar the Brainerd Lumber and Mercantile Co. donated cedar posts for the construction of a fence around the N.P. Park on Front Street.
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