20 years ago (1985)
Pat Bartholomew captured the Women's Club Championship at the Brainerd Country Club. Runner-up in the championship flight was Dee Lepper and the consolation title went to Alice Benson.
30 years ago (1975)
Brainerd Salutes Labor Day: The spirit of work is part of our American heritage.
40 years ago (1965)
Over 1,300 people were served at the annual Barbecue Day held at Pequot Lakes. Five hundred pounds of prime beef was prepared on an open pit.
60 years ago (1945)
This is news! No less an authority than Don Bennyhoff says that the Brainerd Golf Course is in better condition now than at any time since he started playing at the local club several years ago. This is one time, I'll agree with the man.
80 years ago (1925)
A new $600,000 power plant at Brainerd will be put into operation next month. It will produce 2,400 horsepower at maximum.
100 years ago (1905)
"I don't believe Windy's tips on the races are any good."
"Well, he said they were a sure thing and then he wasn't willing to lend me the money to bet with."
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