20 years ago (1985)
A roaming buffalo, which escaped Sunday from the Great North Country Rendezvous in Nisswa, caused quite a stir in the Roy Lake area Monday and today. At last word today, the buffalo still had not been caught.
30 years ago (1975)
Rachael Mudgett and Joe Vrudny became Brainerd's first state AAU swimming champions over the weekend when they competed in the state tournament at New Hope.
40 years ago (1965)
Advertisement: Sampson's Krazee Daze Shoo Sail Across from Tall Paul'z Skippy-Doo Shoppe. Specials 10 cent shoostrings, 2 pk 20 cents. All sails is everlasting. No fone calls or smoke signals please. No Lay ups.
60 years ago (1945)
G. B. Ferrell, superintendent of Brainerd Schools, announced today that 20 new teachers were hired for the high school and elementary grades for next fall.
80 years ago (1925)
We do wish, in Brainerd, that every householder would cut the weeds on his lots, for nothing gives a city a tidier appearance than weed growth kept at a minimum or reduced entirely.
100 years ago (1905)
"Why don't you go to work?" said a charitable woman to a tramp before whom she had placed a nicely cooked meal.
"I would," replied the vagrant, "If I had the tools."
"What sort of tools do you want?" asked the hostess.
"A knife and fork," said the tramp.
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