20 years ago (1987)
Three women from Brainerd captured the top three spots in the annual invitational at Balmoral golf course last week. Darlene Palmer took medalist honor followed by Arla Bollig and Phyllis Dunlap. Palmer shot an 85 to pace a field of 80 golfers.
30 years ago (1977)
More than 70 young golfers are expected to tee off at the Brainerd Country Club Monday at 9 a.m. in the Regional Insurance Youth Classic qualifying tournament.
40 years ago (1967)
Vicky Ann Peterson, 18, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Calvin J. Peterson of Route 5, Brainerd, was last night crowned Miss Brainerd of 1967. Miss Peterson is presently the reigning Northeast Rodeo Princess.
60 years ago (1947)
Watermelons, 6 lb.
California oranges, 2 doz., 39.
Lettuce, 9 each.
Cantaloupe, large size, 29.
Unsliced bread, large loaf, 15.
80 years ago (1927)
A Brainerd man recently made a sage remark which carries some truth. "I've lived in the north some time," he said, "and have seen 63 winters and 20 summers."
100 years ago (1907)
Frank Hall, Chas. Hoffman, and Eugene Paine of this city returned today from Gull Lake where they had been rusticating for a few days. They brought a handsome string of fish with them.
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