20 years ago (1987)
George Jungels, assistant shop foreman at Mills Motors, is the latest person to be honored in the Brainerd Area chamber of Commerce's Mystery Shopper program.
30 years ago (1977)
Looking at Brainerd downtown today, you could hardly believe that pine needles paved the city's paths for at least half of its existence.
40 years ago (1967)
Sugar, 10 pound bag, 79.
Lettuce, 19 head.
Jumbo cantaloupe, 3 for $1.
Round steak, 79 pound.
60 years ago (1947)
"I hate to admit it, but guess he's the best salesman in the city," Lloyd Sleezer, president of the National War Memorial Association, said today as Don Raymond, proprietor of Don's Cafe, cut his own sized steak from a huge luscious loin.
80 years ago (1927)
Treat the wife during hot weather at the Ransford every Sunday and enjoy all the delicacies of the season. Sunday dinner, 75.
Dance at Grand View Saturday evening. Real music tickets $1.
100 years ago (1907)
Mr. and Mrs. H.I. Cohen entertained a luncheon at their beautiful home in honor of Mr. and Mrs. John T. Beadle of Traverse City, Mich., guests of Mr. and Mrs. W.A.M. Johnstone. The company gathered at high noon and were called to the dining room at 1 o'clock where covers were laid for 18.
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