20 years ago (1984)
St. Joseph's Medical Center will again offer to fluoroscope candy and other treats collected by children on Halloween.
30 years ago (1974)
The Brainerd City Council voted 5 to 2 to override Mayor Tom O'Brien's veto of the 1975 local property tax levy at a special meeting. The resolution adopted sets next year's local levy at $558,048.
40 years ago (1964)
Mrs. John Stensrud has been named Chairman of the Crow Wing County Chapter of the American Red Cross. Other officers are A. J. Loom, Vice Chairman; Dr. Roy Ployhar, secretary; and Dr. William Ribbel, treasurer.
60 years ago (1944)
In the immediate Brainerd area, a present labor shortage does not exist. Laborers are still needed at the Northwest Paper Mill and the Northern Pacific Shop, but that is practically all the hiring that is being done.
80 years ago (1924)
There is a good deal of controversy regarding the selection of a new high school site but there is also a considerate amount of speculation as to how Oberst and Durham can turn out such splendid made-to-measure suits as low as $22.75.
100 years ago (1904)
Nell, "Yes, he actually had the impudence to kiss me."
Bell, "The ideal! Of course you were indignant."
Nell, "Oh, yes, every time."
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