20 years ago (1987)
"Geritol Frolics" is going to Washington. By special invitation Brainerd's hometown musical will be featured entertainment for the National Conference on Aging in Washington D.C. next spring.
30 years ago (1977)
Five elms in the city have been positively diagnosed as being infected with Dutch Elm disease and 155 have been suspected as having the disease.
40 years ago (1967)
Impact of the Brainerd State Hospital on the economy of Brainerd now is apparent every time a monthly employment report is released here by the state employment service.
60 years ago (1947)
The city of Brainerd received 2.22 of an inch of rain last night. The break in the weather brought relief to crops which have withered under the 90- and 100-degree weather.
80 years ago (1927)
And now comes the new Model 20 automatic washer. Cash price only $99.50. Taylor Electric Co.
100 years ago (1907)
J. J. Howe went up the line to Hubert and will visit Ossipee before he returns.
Sol Markee, the general proprietor of the popular summer resort at Pelican Lake, was in the city today.
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