20 years ago (1985)
Gary Kohls brought home the men's singles championship and combined with his wife to claim the mixed doubles title on Saturday during the over 35 tennis tournament at Brainerd High School.
30 years ago (1975)
Brainerd merchants are busy preparing for the annual Crazy Days sale which will be held Friday and Saturday in downtown Brainerd, at the mall and at the Tyrol Hills Shopping Center.
40 years ago (1965)
For the second consecutive year Camp Clyde, owned and operated by the Central Minnesota Council, Boy Scouts of America at Merrifield, has received an "A" rating.
60 years ago (1945)
A performance of circus acts for the entertainment of returning veterans will be staged at the Brainerd American Legion Club Wednesday night by members of the Cole Brothers Circus.
80 years ago (1925)
It is with keen approbation that the Dispatch notices the many picnics held by local people and local societies and lodges at our various lakes.
100 years ago (1905)
The population of Brainerd is now 8,134 and for the county 16, 653. The increase for the city is 610 and in the county 2,403. The closing down of the mill last year resulted in many people moving elsewhere.
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