20 years ago (1980)
Minnesota Public Radio's variety show "A Prairie Home Companion" with Garrison Keiller will stage a road show in Washington Junior High School's auditorium this Sunday.
30 years ago (1970)
Miss Mabyl K. Johnston, nursing education supervisor at the Brainerd State Hospital the past 12 years, was honored at a retirement party and appreciation tea by co-workers.
40 years ago (1960)
John A. Nelson and Thomas Doran, local funeral directors, announced their merger and beginning of construction on a new fully modern funeral home.
60 years ago (1940)
Brainerd's National Guardsmen still awaited word as to the date of their mobilization for a year of training today as the first contingent -- 60,500 from 26 states in the East, West and Central portions of the United States -- answer President Roosevelt's call.
80 years ago (1920)
-- Lawrence Clark broke his finger at the railroad shops this morning.
-- The office of the County Auditor reports that 800 small game licenses have been issued.
-- For sale: Dodge touring car in good condition, $750.
100 years ago (1900)
-- You can't enjoy McKinley Prosperity and vote for Bryan.
-- What shall it be, McKinley and Prosperity, or Bryan and Soup Kitchen?
-- Compiled by Bob Turcotte
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