20 years ago (1987)
Carol Hansen calls it her dream house. It's a small house she moved next to her "real" home in rural Brainerd. She renovated it, inside and out, put on an addition and filled it with antiques and favorite items from her past.
30 years ago (1977)
The possibility of remodeling Crow Wing County's existing jail facility has been judged an "unsatisfactory" alternative to contribution of a new public safety building.
40 years ago (1967)
Hormel bacon, 2 lb., $1.39 pkg.
Maxwell coffee, 3 lb. can, $1.79.
California potatoes, 10 lb. bag, 49.
60 years ago (1947)
Minnesota postmasters representing the Minnesota Chapter of the National Association of Postmasters, will gather in Brainerd June 19, 20, and 21 in the 1947 annual convention of that organization. Joseph Dunn, Brainerd postmaster, will host the delegation.
80 years ago (1927)
Special motion picture of Lindbergh's hop-off to Paris is showing at the Lyceum tonight and Sunday. Also arrival at Paris and Little Falls celebration.
100 years ago (1907)
The flower shower Saturday resulted in the planting of several handsome beds and plants in the railroad park. Plants have also been purchased for three handsome beds which will be laid out in front of the Carnegie Library building.
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