20 years ago (1984)
Tom Norman of Paul Bunyan Toastmasters received the Distinguished Toastmasters Award, the highest award presented by Toastmasters International.
30 years ago (1974)
Ray Shortridge, Brainerd fire chief, ahead by two strokes after 18 holes of play, all but completed his conquest of John Dosham with a blazing 33 on the front nine.
40 years ago (1964)
The Brainerd School District stands to receive almost $44,000 less than anticipated in state aid this fall. The drop is the result of a 4 1/2 percent cutback called by Gov. Rolvaag.
60 years ago (1944)
Formation of a general committee designed to direct the establishment of a veterans' service center for the aid of returning men and women of the armed forces will be formed in Brainerd.
80 years ago (1924)
Fifteen new Studebakers!
Three completely new chassis!
Completely new open-closed car.
Real balloon tires.
Hydraulic four-wheel brakes.
Now at Lakes Garage. Front and Fifth streets. Brainerd.
100 years ago (1904)
* Fifty fine $10 and $12 overcoats, now going at only $5.
* Fifty fine Worsted suits. Were cheap at $20, now going at $7.50.
* Fifty fine Worsted suits. Cheap at $8.50, now going at $3.50.
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