20 years ago (1988)
A consultant who has studied traffic flow and parking in downtown Brainerd told a city committee that closing Laurel Street to create a mall would not adversely affect traffic patterns.
30 years ago (1978)
Oil paintings by Bunny Humphrey will be presented at the Tweed Museum of Art, University of Minnesota Duluth Branch, in the Studio Gallery Sept., 24 to Oct. 8. This one-woman exhibition included 32 palette knife paintings.
40 years ago (1968)
Some 30 riders from six states will take part in an endurance horse ride that will cover the better part of 50 miles in Pillsbury State Forest Sunday.
60 years ago (1948)
Hundreds of cars came into the area over the weekend with visitors from all nearby states seeking fishing points and an outing while the extended summer weather continued in Minnesota.
80 years ago (1928)
High compression performance with ordinary gasoline. Come take a drive. Try this new 55 H.P. engine on the road. This two-door sedan oldsmobile for $925. The Sherlund Co. Brainerd.
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