20 years ago (1983)
The long awaited Brainerd bypass moved a very short, tentative step closer to reality yesterday when the project was nominated for consideration by the state highway programs coordinating committee.
30 years ago (1973)
The Bethany Evangelical Covenant Church of Brainerd will celebrate its 85th anniversary Sunday at 10:30 a.m. The church had its beginning in 1888 when several Swedish families joined together to worship.
40 years ago (1963)
Employment in Brainerd for the month of June took a big spurt, almost reaching the all-time high recorded in May of 1959.
60 years ago (1943)
Staff Sgt. Roy L. Schellin of the Army Air Corps recently arrived in England. His brother, Pvt. Lloyd Schellin is stationed at Camp Polk, La.
80 years ago (1923)
The Lions Club is holding its weekly meeting at Lum Park this evening. Members went out early to enjoy the swimming facilities and were later given a wiener roast.
100 years ago (1903)
Jack: "Tom, I'm in a terrible fix. I'm engaged to three girls."
Tom: "Well, that's not exactly a crime."
Jack: "No, that's the worst of it. If it were I could go to prison and have some peace."
-- Compiled by Bob Turcotte
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