20 years ago (1981)
Jim Martinson of Martinson Insurance was elected to a second term as director of Region 2, Minnesota Professional Insurance Agents.
30 years ago (1971)
Weekend weather, which ranges from sunshine to showers throughout the Brainerd Lakes region, included some tornado touchdowns both Saturday and Monday nights, along with hail damage.
40 years ago (1961)
-- Folger's coffee, 2 lb. tin $1.29
-- Round steak, lb. 69
-- Green onions, bunch 5
-- Cukes, 5 each
-- Radishes, bunch 5
60 years ago (1941)
-- Miss Dolores Winter, who is attending summer school, is expected to arrive today to visit over the Fourth of July.
80 years ago (1921)
The Fourth of July celebration held in Brainerd will go down in history as one of the best ever held in Brainerd and the Elks Lodge of Brainerd gained praise on all sides.
100 years ago (1901)
The latest in straw is a stovepipe hat which linked with the shirtwaist ought to make a summer uniform for men sufficiently striking to suit all requirements.
-- Compiled by Bob Turcotte
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