20 years ago (1987)
Jerry Olstad defeated Rick Oseland on the 18th hole to win the King of the Hill Playoff at Brainerd Country Club. Olstad shot four-under par on the back nine en route to the championship.
30 years ago (1977)
It's polka time at Breezy Point Resort. Joe Tomaszewski's Polish show band offering the best in polka music. Only $2.50 per person.
40 years ago (1967)
Nancy Knoll, a senior at Washington High School, has been crowned as the 1967 Homecoming Queen. Miss Knoll is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Knoll, Route 3.
60 years ago (1947)
The city police department tomorrow will be at full strength with 10 men and one policewoman. Bob Titus is captain and Joseph Nolan was promoted to sergeant.
80 years ago (1927)
Lecturer: I am confident the world will come to an end in ten billion years.
Old Lady: How long did you say?
Lecturer: Ten billion years.
Old Lady: Oh, thank you. I was frightened. I thought you said ten million.
100 years ago (1907)
We are selling a large guaranteed steel range with high closet and reservoir for only $28.
Time or cash
A.L. Hoffman and Co.
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