20 years ago (1983)
Popular WCCO Radio Performers Charlie Boone and Roger Erickson brought their brand of wit and humor to northern Minnesota in a live broadcast originating from Breezy Point Resort.
30 years ago (1973)
Lashing rainstorms and high winds have flooded roads, shut down schools and downed telephone lines in the Brainerd area with as much as 8 inches of rain falling in some areas.
40 years ago (1963)
Sports Headlines; Warrior Defense (58 rushing yards) Pins Aitkin 20-0
Same old Packers' Present Vikings with Biggest Test.
60 years ago (1943)
Dispatch Headlines: Germans Evacuating Kiev; Yankees Win World Series 2 to 0; War Bond Sale in County Now Tops $889,000.
80 years ago (1923)
Farmers and residents from other towns came to Brainerd by the score in one of the most successful Community Sales Days that has ever been held in this city.
100 years ago (1903)
The children are staying at Grandpa's
Mama he's gone down to the sea.
Papa is at home working,
Keeping himself well with Mountain tea.
H.P. Dunn & Co.
--Compiled by Bob Turcotte
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