20 years ago (1985)
Larry Schmidt and George Marx accumulated 84 skillpoints to claim the men's skillpoint golf tournament at Brainerd Country Club.
30 years ago (1975)
Over 50 volunteer workers attended a kickoff meeting on Monday to open the Lakes Area Music Association's annual membership drive.
40 years ago (1965)
The Brainerd School Board voted to sell $450,000 worth of bonds to pay for the new vocational school being constructed here after it was learned that it will probably be 18 months before any reimbursements will be made by the state for its new junior college.
60 years ago (1945)
The annual flower show held at Nisswa on Aug. 4 was well attended by people from 17 states. The special feature of this year's show was a demonstration of flower arrangements by Mrs. Frank Jensen and Mrs. William Bergeman from Brainerd.
80 years ago (1925)
One of the biggest events in the history of baseball in the whole state of Minnesota will be pulled off in Brainerd when the St. Louis Browns of the American League will play a picked Brainerd team Wednesday. Tickets will be $1.
100 years ago (1905)
Resolutions for next summer:
Month's vacation. Money spent Goodness knows where it went!
Poor food, hard bed,
Skeeters plenty 'nuff said.
Home again, empty purse.
Doctor bills, health worse.
Mind resolved, not to roam --
about next year, but board at home!
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