20 years ago (1984)
Quilting enthusiasts are a select group of people. A Brainerd club, the Pine Tree Patchworkers, is a group of about 40 such individuals who meet on a regular basis to lend each other support and encouragement and exchange ideas.
30 years ago (1974)
Dedication ceremonies for the old Brainerd water tower will be held July 14. Mayor Tom O'Brien will be on hand to offer a plaque to the tower noting the occasion.
40 years ago (1964)
The Brainerd Saddle Club will stage a costume parade through the streets of Brainerd Friday. The parade will serve as a prelude to the horse show to be held at the fairgrounds. Included in the parade will be horses, a covered wagon and clowns mounted on mules.
60 years ago (1944)
Crow Wing County neared the halfway mark set for the fifth war loan drive with $430,000 in bond pledges already turned in.
80 years ago (1924)
Brainerd City Band in concert to render a popular program at Gregory Park Wednesday evening. Honking discouraged. Parents asked to have children stop their romping about the grandstand.
100 years ago (1904)
Great preparations are being made by the woodmen of this city and the royal neighbors to celebrate the Fourth of July at Gilbert Lake this year. The day will be made a memorable one by these good people.
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