20 years ago (1983)P>
The Brainerd and Baxter Lions Clubs will be selling birdseed this fall as a benefit for Camp New Hope, a non-profit residence camp serving mentally retarded and multiple handicapped persons from the area.
30 years ago (1973)
Manufacturing and government employment have taken the lion's share of employment in Brainerd away from the railroad in the past 25 years.
40 years ago (1963)
The Brainerd Exchange Club has called on the park board here to improve the lighting of Gregory Park. The club offered its cooperation in solving the problem.
60 years ago (1943)
Brainerd men in the Army and Navy to date total 825. An additional 110 local men are expected to be added by the end of the year.
80 years ago (1923)
"What! You are planning to go to Vienna? But that will cost you a fortune."
"Oh, not so much. You see, I'll have my youth restored by Doctor Steinach and come back on a child's ticket."
100 years ago (1903)
There was a fairly good attendance at the Elks dancing party last night. George Grewcox furnished the music and dancing was kept up until shortly after 12 o'clock.
--Compiled by Bob Turcotte
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