20 years ago (1983)
Dedication ceremonies will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday for the newly renovated Crow Wing County Historical Society Museum, known to many as the old county jail.
30 years ago (1973)
A 14-0 spot wasn't too big an obstacle for coach Ken Gulbrandson's young Brainerd High School Warriors to overcome as the Warriors rallied for a 14-14 half-time deadlock and came from behind in the final period for a 22-20 conquest of the Duluth Trojans.
40 years ago (1963)
Weekly specials at Bredenberg Grocery
Thuringer............... $ .59 lb.
Pork Cutlets........... .59 lb.
Jonathan Apples.... .59 for 4 lbs.
Solid Lettuce.......... 2 heads for $ .33
Hills Coffee............ 3 lbs. for $1.79
Ice Cream.............. 1/2 gal. $ .59
60 years ago (1943)
General Eisenhower announces fall of axis nation.
80 years ago (1923)
Efficiency expert (after tour of office), "Well, sir, I find an awful lot of pins on the floor. If you will give orders to the help to pick them up, they will receive bending exercises and you will save a lot of money on pins."
100 years ago (1903)
"Mr. Jonesmith isn't in," said the maid at the door, "will you leave your name?"
"Oh, no", replied professor absentminded. "You see, I may need it myself before I see him again."
Compiled by Bob Turcotte
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