20 years ago (1982)
George Nichols of Crosby, recently took first place in the National Chef Boyardee Pizza Cook-off Contest with the recipe for "Roller Coaster Pizza."
30 years ago (1972)
A retirement party held at the First National Bank recently honored Mr. and Mrs. Gil Tuttle on his retirement as president of the bank.
40 years ago (1962)
Friendliness and courtesy are becoming more noticeable in Brainerd every day. Although most Brainerd store and office workers always have been courteous, an extra bit of friendliness now is showing through, shoppers say.
60 years ago (1942)
Orders to knit only for the Armed Forces of the nation until August 15 were received by the Brainerd Red Cross sewing unit here, it was announced today by Mrs. G.R. Tuttle, chairman of the Sewing committee.
80 years ago (1922)
It happened in southern Indiana. The sleek haired, surefooted, suave drug clerk approached one of the "Country Lassies Pure and Sweet."
"Is anyone waiting on you, madame?"
"Why -- er -- yes; my feller is waitin' for me in the wagon."
100 years ago (1902)
You'll have to hurry! Mutton stew 5 cents per pound; Mutton roast shoulder, 8 cents per pound. Cale & Bane's Meat Market.
-- Compiled by Bob Turcotte
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