20 years ago (1985)
The jury was still out today on the future of the Paul Bunyan Festival as officials await the results of an extensive eight-week study that will decide the annual event's fate.
30 years ago (1975)
Last Spring the Burlington Northern Railway Company donated a caboose to Camp Confidence on Sylvan Lake. It arrived there recently. The caboose will be used as a play house and shelter for the mentally retarded using the camp facilities.
40 years ago (1965)
Ten American and foreign students from the College of St. Scholastica, in Duluth, will spend this weekend at the summer home of Tom O'Brien in Clearwater Lake.
60 years ago (1945)
A homecoming reception for Lt. Col. Ernest B. Miller, commander of the 194th Tank Batallian in Bataan, to pay honor to the commander and to the gallant men of Brainerd who served with him in battle and in the Japanese prison camps is being planned.
80 years ago (1925)
Earl Gardner, formerly of the Finkelstein and Ruben Theaters in Minneapolis, is to be the new organist at the Park Theater, and has already taken over these duties.
100 years ago (1905)
W. Spornitz is moving these days.
Mrs. C. Gibson took dinner at Mrs. A. H. Mills Tuesday.
The soap club did not meet last week as the soap had not come.
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