20 years ago (1983)
Sparkling pitching performances by Sandy Smith and Dennis Howard helped Brainerd sweep a VFW baseball doubleheader from Park Rapids yesterday.
30 years ago (1973)
Eight years ago Maria Quesada left Brainerd for Costa Rica. She had stayed here with the Chet Snyders for a year as a foreign student. Two weeks ago Maria came back to Brainerd from Costa Rica to see the Snyders.
40 years ago (1963)
Advertisement: Mickey's Drive-in Restaurant. No finer food anywhere.
-- Hormel dogs
-- French fries
Plus all the mustard, catsup, pickles, onions are free.
60 years ago (1923)
Construction of 12 new caboose cars of the "Milwaukee" type was started today at the Northern Pacific shops here.
80 years ago (1923)
After a physical examination by the school nurse Jane appeared from the mysterious examination room with a pronounced limp.
"Say, what's the matter?" inquired Peg, her chum anxiously.
"Well that nurse in there said a I had tonsilitis, a crooked spine and pyorhea and I thought I might as well limp too."
100 years ago (1903)
"The horse," remarked the wise guy, "is man's best friend -- sometimes."
"Yes? said the philosopher.
"But," continued the wise guy tearing up half a dozen uncashed betting checks sadly. "You sometimes lose confidence in your best friends, I find."
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