20 years ago (1983)
The next time you eat an Ore-Ida potato product, chances are they came from a field owned by Robert Anderson. About one million pounds of potatoes have been trucked out of Anderson's fields every day since harvesting began.
30 years ago (1973)
Coach Fran Hedner's Brainerd High School Girls' Tennis team trounced Moorhead 7-0 here Tuesday.
40 years ago (1963)
Members of the Brainerd Exchange Club were called on yesterday to write to their federal congressmen and senators in opposition of three bills now being considered and which, if passed, would hinder the paper industry.
60 years ago (1943)
BRAINONIAN; What does your dream man look like? Here's what these girls have to say: Yvonne Norquist, "Just so he is a civilian or in the service, is tall or short, and has blue, brown, gray or green eyes.
80 years ago (1923)
An old bachelor says it is impossible for a woman to do anything better than a man. Evidently he never saw a woman pack a trunk.
100 years ago (1903)
Dolly, 'So, Simpkins, the cashier of the bank proposed to you last night?"
Polly, "Yes. I promised to marry him."
Dolly, "Did he ask your father's permission?"
Polly, "Yes, he said he would ask papa to endorse my promissory note."
--Compiled by Bob Turcotte
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