20 years ago (1988)
The Brainerd City Council this morning approved a $1.7 million loan to allow Brainerd International Trade Center, Inc. to close on its project site.
30 years ago (1978)
An infrequent 60 year class reunion was held in Brainerd on Saturday evening by Washington High School Class of 1918. Eleven classmates living in Brainerd were present.
40 years ago (1968)
Fire caused by lightning gutted the Palmer Moter Co. at 901 Laurel Street before 3 a.m. The estimated total loss is $140,000.
60 years ago (1948)
An estimated 1,000 persons witnessed the first air show put on by the local Blue Ox Flying Club at the Crow Wing Aviation Company Airport. Dive bombing and relay races were on the agenda.
80 years ago (1928)
Lyceum Theater presents Wild Geese by Martha Ostenso. Martha Ostenso is a summer resident at Gull Lake.
100 years ago (1928)
Today was payday at the Hotel Ransford and between $800 and $900 was paid out for help alone.
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