20 years ago (1981)
Tonight, 5:30-7:30 p.m. Rainbow Stew, free Bubble-Up. Tail-Gate Feed. $1.00 per person at Don Adamson Field. All proceeds go to Loren Thompson Memorial Scholarship Fund.
30 years ago (1971)
The Brainerd School Board meeting to discuss the school budget, decided on an informal basis to purchase the 40 acres of state-owned land in south Brainerd.
40 years ago (1961)
Sponsors of Pick the Winner Football Contest: Korner Drug, Brainerd Office Supply, Lundborg Jewelry, House of Pizza, Gambles & Murphys, Paul Bunyan Oil, Shallbetters Sports Center, Couture Jewelry, King's Sportshop, Russell's Ice Cream, The Q.P. Restaurant, The Spudnut Shop, Lindsay Soft Water.
60 years ago (1941)
Thrilled at the prospect of entertaining a world-renowned couple, Lt. Gov. and Mrs. C. Elmer Anderson left Brainerd this morning for St. Paul where tomorrow evening they will greet the Duke and Duchess of Windsor during their brief stay in Minnesota.
80 years ago (1921)
Rotary Club and other committees met with Chamber of Commerce to see if some means cannot be devised to bring about the paving of South Sixth Street and West Laurel Street.
100 years ago (1901)
Mr. Kirvan, the Merrifield blacksmith, is a very busy man now days. He has a full house of horses, most of the time, and he knows how to shoe 'em too.
-- Compiled by Bob Turcotte
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