20 years ago (1983)
Drivers heading to work this morning saw a spectacular sunrise caused by a dense fog band seen between Brainerd and Baxter. Last night's cool temperatures brought scattered areas of frost.
30 years ago (1973)
Northernaire Productions, Inc. the firm which tried unsuccessfully to stage a rock festival at Donnybrooke over Labor Day weekend has filed a half million dollar law suit against Crow Wing County, Joe DeRosier, Ross Kunkel and John Sullivan.
40 years ago (1963)
Led by a powerful defense which held Brainerd's running game without a yard, the visiting Willmar Cardinals dealt the Brainerd Warriors their first loss in three starts and by a crushing 27-0 score.
60 years ago (1943)
In Crow Wing County it was reported at the AAA office that there are approximately 150 farms comprising 6,000 acres of crop land idle in this county.
80 years ago (1923)
"What makes you think Higgens was lit up last night?"
"Well, I sat next to him at the movies and when they showed the news reel he tried to set his watch by a clock in one of the street scenes."
100 years ago (1903)
Mrs. Gabbie, "Mrs. Upton has two servants in her house now, I understand."
Mrs. Hiram Offen, "That's nothing we invariably have two in our house, one going and the other coming."
Compiled by Bob Turcotte
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