20 years ago (1983)
Entertainment! The granddaddy of them all for gambling and slot machines in the late 1930s and early 1940s was the original Bar Harbor night club on the Gull Lake Channel between Gull and Lake Margaret. Billed as Minnesota's largest night club.
30 years ago (1973)
Veteran Leo Marchel Sr., played superior golf to even that he showed in 1969 and 1971 to win the Brainerd Men's shortstop Invitational Golf Tourney title.
40 years ago (1963)
Twelve sailboats assembled for the starter's signal Saturday at the Gull Lake Yacht Club. Ideal winds helped to make interesting races.
60 years ago (1943)
The Christy Obrecht Show is going to pay its annual visit to Brainerd with a five-nights engagement Monday, July 19 in the big tent.
80 years ago (1923)
-- Vaudeville at Lyceum tonight and Sunday -- 10 - 25
-- 1919 Model 90 Overland, new top, batteries and tires for sale cheap at Imgrund Garage
100 years ago (1903)
Mr. Brainerd, of the Patterson and Brainerd Carnival Company, is in the city today making arrangements for the Eagles' mid-summer carnival to be held in this city July 20 to 25.
Compiled by Bob Turcotte
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