20 years ago (1987)
Several hundred people sat in lawn chairs Thursday night to enjoy the Don Merritt Orchestra at the Gregory Park bandstand in Brainerd.
30 years ago (1977)
A group of downtown businessmen is attempting to change the name of Laurel Street to Paul Bunyan Boulevard. The proposal drew some opposition from some alderman in the city council.
40 years ago (1967)
Everett F. Anderson, a past exalted ruler of the Brainerd Elks Lodge 615, was elected to be the next president of the Minnesota State Elks Association at a state convention held this weekend.
60 years ago (1947)
Complete remodeling of the Fidelity Grocery Store, 704 Laurel Street has been effective. The remodeling consists of new fixtures, shelves and accessories.
80 years ago (1927)
30 x 3 1/2 cord tires $6.35 guaranteed 8,000 miles. Gambles Auto supply Co. 616 Front St.
Big barn dance at Bollen's Ranch Saturday night.
100 years ago (1907)
Come to a 15 lunch at Mrs. Fred Slipps, 510 Fourth Street North, Thursday June 20 from 4-7 p.m.
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