20 years ago (1981)
Brainerd-Crow Wing County Airport Commissioners yesterday learned of a Federal Aviation Administration grant extension to the state, meaning possible additional funds for the airport terminal currently under construction.
30 years ago (1971)
The contract for operating a city bus here under a subsidy plan was awarded to Frank Jensen by the City Council last night.
40 years ago (1961)
Crazy Daze adv.:
Fryday Haugust 4rt-iffen yol kum downtoun -- Rite on der udder side uff der shtreet frum Taul Paul's -- der Lorel Shtreet Schwindler's Yoint -- dere yule fined Olde Honust Don -- proprietor at large at Sampson's Happy Feets Saloon.
60 years ago (1941)
An extra train, 158 cars long traveled through Brainerd this noon on the way from Duluth to Fargo. Taking 12 minutes to pass one crossing, the train was much longer than usual.
80 years ago (1921)
Mr. Bucks: "Yes, I've had a rather prosperous career. During the war I made money out of lead."
Mr. Fewrox: "Gee! And got away with it! Most men get locked up for making lead dollars."
100 years ago (1901)
Keene & McFadden have just sold to W.A. Spencer the old Phelps Property, house and two lots, on the corner of Seventh and Kingwood streets North. Mr. Spencer paid $1,050 cash for the property.
-- Compiled by Bob Turcotte
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