20 years ago (1984)
The Community Action director said today that Monday night's concert in Gregory park was the best thing that's happened there in years. The Lakeland Senior band, two senior citizen's musical groups, played from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.
30 years ago (1974)
Twenty-five area students graduated from an extensive 40-hour course on small engine mechanics given at the Brainerd Area Vocational Technical Institute.
40 years ago (1964)
Nearly seven inches of rain has fallen in Brainerd during the month of August. This is nearly twice as much as normal rainfall for the month.
60 years ago (1944)
Adv. New fall felts with satin ribbon trim $2.48 at Dotty Dunn Hats, 610 Laurel St., Brainerd.
80 years ago (1924)
Young man, "I want a word of advice."
Mr. Wader, "Well?"
"What is the best way to approach you for a loan?"
"If you are sensitive you had better write for it, and when you get my reply, tear it up without reading it."
100 years ago (1904)
The first load of new wheat to be marketed in Brainerd was bought by the Atlas mills yesterday. It graded 100.2 Northern and the price paid was 96 cents a bushel.
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