20 years ago (1987)
At the end of its first four weeks, volunteers operating the St. Francis Community Soup Kitchen in Brainerd report serving a total of 1,587 meals on average of 66 per day.
30 years ago (1977)
An acrobatic show, airplane rides and a hot air balloon demonstration will be part of the first Brainerd experimental Aircraft Association Air Fair July 2 at Brainerd Crow Wing County airport.
40 years ago (1967)
The Brainerd Lions Club will sponsor the Carson and Barnes four ring tented circus at the Fairgrounds June 28.
60 years ago (1947)
Danny O'Neil, star of the radio show, "Danny O'Neil Sings" will appear as the featured attraction of the Bar Harbor fashion show Sunday at 7 p.m.
80 years ago (1927)
Crow Wing County crops appear to be the thriving, small grains especially. Potatoes are doing good. Hot weather should stimulate corn.
100 years ago (1907)
L.E. Bye, of Minneapolis, has accepted a position in the Ransford barber shop and entered upon his duties this morning. Mr. Bye is an experienced barber and will no doubt prove very acceptable to the patrons of this place.
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