20 years ago (1982)
North Country Chorus members Don Madsen, director, Dick Jensen, and Yib Knudsen journeyed to St. Joseph, Mo., to attend a seven-day session of "Harmony College."
30 years ago (1972)
Some 6,386 voters in the city of Brainerd are registered to vote in Sept. 16 primary. Swelling the list this fall were 189 young people in the 18 through 20 bracket.
40 years ago (1962)
-- "Dirty Days Hath September" (Meyers can make them bright again.)
-- "How Smart Thou Art" ... in lovely brand name quality clothing from the Frances Shoppe.
-- The apple of your eye gets a great new start in a grand new school year with dresses from Fran's Tot-to-Teen Children's Shop.
60 years ago (1942)
-- Stalingrad threat grows
-- Furious fighting in Pacific may ruin Jap fleet
-- Yank fliers hit 7 Jap ships, down 33 planes
80 years ago (1922)
Thirty-six pairs of ladies white pumps and oxfords, special for Friday and Saturday $1.65 at Oberst & Durham's.
100 years ago (1902)
"But why did you encourage him if you didn't want him to propose?"
"Because just at that time there wasn't anyone else to encourage."
-- Compiled by Bob Turcotte
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