20 years ago (1982)
The first quarterly "wake up to the Brainerd area" breakfast, sponsored by the Brainerd Area Chamber of Commerce, will be held Nov. 1 at the Holiday Inn from 7:29-9 a.m.
30 years ago (1972)
The council voted to pay $50,000 to Burlington Northern Railroad Company for the property in the alley between Sixth and Eighth streets. At least some of the property will likely be used to provide additional parking.
40 years ago (1962)
-- Hard Time Dance at DIRCK'S HILLSIDE
-- 50th Wedding Anniversary Dance at George's Sleepy Hollow
-- Masquerade Dance at LITTLE PINE RESORT
-- Dine and Dance at CLUB LAGUYAL
60 years ago (1942)
Brainerd was digging out of a snow that fell to a depth of five inches and drifted to a depth of three and four feet across highways.
80 years ago (1922)
A man's real limitations are not the things he wants to do, but can't; they're the things he ought to do, but doesn't.
100 years ago (1902)
"Here's something about an author committing suicide."
"Yes, he had to advertise his books in some way."
-- Compiled by Bob Turcotte
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