20 years ago (1982)
Total attendance at this year's Crow Wing County Fair was 85,500, up 6,500 from 1981 despite the warm weather, this year.
30 years ago (1972)
John Beyer, the last previous Brainerd City Men's Golf Champion prior to Leo Marchel Sr.'s. three straight championships, scored a 5 and 3 triumph over Marchel in the opening round of play in the 1972 tournament Sunday.
40 years ago (1962)
A former Brainerd resident and graduate of Washington High School here, has been appointed Commander of the 9-22 Naval Reserve Electronics unit in Boulder, Colorado, Frederick (Fritz) Bierhaus, 914 South 6th Street, Brainerd.
60 years ago (1942)
W.A.M. Johnstone, who for the past 50 years has been either Clerk of Court or Deputy Clerk of Court, celebrated his 50th Anniversary, Tuesday.
80 years ago (1922)
Bush, Brainerd's biggest hero, is going like a house on fire in the New York Yankees. He started the season by winning seven games right in a row. No Yank pitcher has equaled the record made by Bush.
100 years ago (1902)
"Women are hard to understand."
"Yes, I told her she carried her age well and she was offended."
"You don't say."
"Yes, and then I told her she didn't carry it well, and she wouldn't speak."
-- Compiled by Bob Turcotte
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