20 years ago (1982)
Don Sandberg, professional insurance counselor for the Vern Dahlke Agency of Brainerd, has achieved membership in the President Club National Symbol of Excellence.
30 years ago (1972)
Representatives from several units of government within Crow Wing County tentatively agreed to a set of guidelines for forming a council of government that would qualify the area for federal grants.
40 years ago (1962)
The Brainerd Water and Light Department is calling for bids to repair the interior of the old Water Tower in Brainerd.
60 years ago (1942)
A drive for salvage junk including iron, metals of all kinds, rubber and rags will be launched in western Crow Wing County on "Junk Round-up Day" August 28.
80 years ago (1922)
Judge W.S. McClenahan's pretty cottage on Gull Lake is rapidly nearing completion. It adjoins the R.J. Tinklepaugh Cottage and the A.C. Weber summer home.
100 years ago (1902)
Labor Day will be a hummer. Celebration this year will out rival anything of the kind ever attempted here. Excellent program prepared. Good speakers have been secured and there will be a big parade.
-- Compiled by Bob Turcotte
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