20 years ago (1983)
Gary Kurilla of Kurilla Real Estate was chosen yesterday by the Crow Wing County Board as its representative on the Brainerd-Crow Wing County Airport Commission. Kurilla is a licensed pilot and user of the airport services.
30 years ago (1973)
Aquatennial Princess, Candy Johnson, and General Festival Chairman Al Schutta will take part in the Independence Day celebration here planned for July 1.
40 years ago (1963)
Louis Hansen will be the featured speaker for the Brainerd Elks Flag Day ceremonies at the First Federal parking lot. Warren Welton, Exalted Ruler, will head the ceremony.
60 years ago (1943)
* Cream corn starch, pkg. 6
* Jar rubbers, doz. 5
* Nash's coffee, lb. 33
* Mother's egg noodles, 12 oz. pkg. 15
HALSTED'S -- N.E. Brainerd
80 years ago (1923)
A Brainerd doctor, Dr. Roy Williams, shot his way into the Hall of Fame at the Big State Championship Trap Shooting Tournament when he broke 99 out of 100 targets.
100 years ago (1903)
"You talk well on the subject in which you are most interested," said the impertinent girl.
"And what is that?" said the man, smelling a compliment.
"Yourself," said the impertinent girl, demurely.
-- Compiled by Bob Turcotte
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