20 years ago (1989)
Writing hot checks hoping to win big at pull-tabs is a temptation too strong for some to resist, but authorities say it's happening too often, resulting in felony convictions for offenders and losses for bars and charities.
30 years ago (1979)
(Photo) Felix Janacek of Star Route, Brainerd, hooked an 18-4 northern on Lost Lake. He was fishing in seven feet of water and used a minnow as bait.
40 years ago (1969)
Mayor Clyde R. Gorham will not seek re-election in the December city elections. The mayor made the announcement last night in a letter to the council which he gave to the city clerk before leaving on a trip to Washington, D.C.
60 years ago (1949)
(Adv.) Dancing at Little Pine on October 22 featuring Clyde Marshall and His Band. Trumpet, Clarinet, Trombone, Drums Piano and Vocals. Swing with Clyde and His Band at Little Pine, eight miles west of Brainerd on Highway 210.
80 years ago (1929)
A large, expectant audience greeted the first Musical Club artist of the season, Suzanne Kenyon, on Sunday afternoon at the Elk's Temple. Owing to the non-arrival of a trunk containing her Russian and Chinese costumes, she substituted others.
100 years ago (1909)
(Adv.) If anyone should find the flag that Dr. Cook says he planted at the North Pole, they would also find a bottle of Skauge's Never-Cough, for it's the only medicine to clear the lungs from cold. Skauge makes it himself for consumption and coughs.
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