20 years ago (1982)
Prizes have been announced for Monday's Crow Wing County Fair Horse Show. New events this year in the Horse Show are chariot racing, barrel racing and an egg and spoon contest.
30 years ago (1972)
A two-pound Crappie, a rarity on the Paul Bunyanland fishing scene this summer, struck the Watergater Lure offered by Chris Scheuchl of Texas at North Long Lake.
40 years ago (1962)
The Ladies' Day Golf Invitational of the Brainerd Country Club was held July 25 with 104 ladies in attendance. Mrs. Carl Dinsmore was winner with an 87.
60 years ago (1942)
A bus service between Brainerd and Camp Ripley for the accommodation of soldiers at the camp, will be inaugurated today by the Brainerd bus lines, Ray and George Evenson, operators of the line, announced today.
80 years ago (1922)
The days of real sport were exemplified Sunday night when a Brainerd man found his lights on the blink and drove seven miles in the dark on his way to town and dodged traffic without getting a dent in his fenders.
100 years ago (1902)
"It's easy enough to sit at your desk and to write
A poem of power and fashion,
A paragraph polished and witty and bright,
Or a jingle of folly and fashion.
'Tis easy enough with a plot in your mind,
To work up a story and tell it.
Oh, writing is easy enough, but
You'll find that it isn't so easy to sell it!"
-- Compiled by Bob Turcotte
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