20 years ago (1983)
Ardell Cook and Don Hill scored a 130 to win the couples Mulligan golf tournament Blind partners title Sunday at Brainerd area golf course.
30 years ago (1973)
Tex Williams, country western singing star and country star Cathie Taylor will appear Tuesday August 7 at the Crow Wing County fair.
40 years ago (1963)
Manager Bob Rofidal has announced the lineup for his Southside All-Stars, who will meet Northside at Bane Park Monday at 1:30 in the championship game of Brainerd's Minor League baseball program. Coaching the teams are Bob Elg and Kurt Kittleson.
60 years ago (1943)
Approximately 75 percent of the rural telephone lines in the Brainerd area were out of service this morning following a high wind and rain storm that swept over the locality at about 7 a.m.
80 years ago (1923)
Arriving in their specially built Fords, the Buxton High School band motored down sixth street and guided by the Lions Club Committee, went to Lum Park.
100 years ago (1903)
Each day we pick the papers up and read of some new way to squelch the bad mosquito in his irritating play.
They tell us if we burn a lot of sulfur in the room
'Twill send the skeeter scurrying ahead to meet his doom.
But if you do not care to breathe the sulfuric mist
You'll find in just as certain if you slap him on the wrist.
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