20 years ago (1984)
Despite discouraging news from state officials supporters of a Highway 371 bypass for Brainerd were not ready to give up hope for the project Wednesday.
30 years ago (1974)
Downtown Brainerd Coupon Specials: S&L, Gambles, O'Briens, Scotts, Brekkens, Karin's Shop, The Elk Shelf, Paul's Shoes, Country Fabric.
40 years ago (1964)
Fourteen uniformed officers and Police Chief Louis Rofidal are charged with the responsibility of maintaining law and order in the City of Brainerd. Rounding out the force is a department clerk to bring the total to 16.
60 years ago (1944)
C.D. Burton was elected president of the Brainerd Lions Club at a meeting held at Moran's Cafe, Nisswa. He succeeds Clarence Berg. Elmer V. Peterson was elected first vice president; Hector Hoenig, second vice president, and Frank Lowey, third vice president.
80 years ago (1924)
Lyceum Theater summer program reveals a great lineup of big hot weather specials. Double ventilating plan. This augmented by a battery of fans, assures a cool, comfortable theater.
100 years ago (1904)
The Elk baseball team was out last night for a warm-up. Some of the old stagers are showing up in fine form and the probability is that there will be some burning up of bases and such like the summer.
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