20 years ago (1983)
Brainerd Fire Chief Robert Hannon and his firefighters will host an open house this week at the new fire station in observance of 'National Fire Prevention Week", Oct. 9 - 15.
30 years ago (1973)
Groundbreaking ceremonies for the new $500,000 Campus Center at Brainerd Community College will be Thursday at 9:45 a.m.
40 years ago (1963)
Brainerd's city council last night voted to lease about seven acres of land to Western Land Corporation for the erection of a shopping center. The land is near the intersection of highways 25 and 210.
60 years ago (1943)
Dedication ceremonies for the new $200,000 dried milk plant constructed by the Land O'Lakes Creamery Company at Ninth and Brook Streets will be conducted today.
80 years ago (1923)
Zane Halstad Smith celebrated his tenth birthday this afternoon at the family home, 423 North Broadway, by entertaining 20 of his boy friends.
100 years ago (1903)
"What is that you're baking there, my dear?", inquired young Mr. Newliwed, "bread or cake?"
"I don't know, I have not finished yet", replied the young bride.
--Compiled by Bob Turcotte
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