20 years ago (1988)
The Brainerd High School Senior High Drama Club will present the comedy "Father of the Bride" on Oct. 30, 31, and Nov. 2, 3 and 4 at the high school's Little Theater.
30 years ago (1978)
Alpha Chapter No. 23, Order of the Eastern Star, will celebrate its 100th anniversary with a banquet Sunday at the Elks. The chapter was organized in Brainerd May 7, with 34 members.
40 years ago (1968)
Five Brainerd drivers claimed awards at Donnybrooke Speedway this summer during the second weekend of racing at the areas splendiferous new track. They are Jerry Handeland, the winner in the stock eliminator class, Lyle Hall, who won the D/DB drag bike race, Mark Kuschke who won the 175 motorcycle class, Terry Sande won in the D/DB drag racing and Al Carlson in the S/SC automatics.
60 years ago (1948)
The agate collection of Gilbert R. Sabin won first place at the Minnesota State Fair. From his collection of over 200 polished specimens Sabin selected 14 to enter.
80 years ago (1928)
Twenty-three children and adults were examined at the orthopedic clinic conducted at the court house. Two tuberculosis clinics were also held during the month recording an attendance of 18, 10 new and eight old cases.
100 years ago (1908)
Brainerd Opera House
Wood & Ward's
"Two Merry Tramps"The greatest musical of the season. Price 25, 50 and 75.
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