20 years ago (1984)
Developers of a $10 million expansion at the Westgate Mall reported that 70 percent of the new space was leased as construction got under way this week. When completed, the expanded mall will more than double the area it has available to lease.
30 years ago (1974)
A five-county burning ban went into effect in the Brainerd area Sunday, following three weeks of extremely dry conditions here.
40 years ago (1964)
The Volunteer Council of the Brainerd State School and Hospital has begun a campaign to raise $6,000 from community organizations and individuals to buy a school bus for patients' activities programs.
60 years ago (1944)
Sheriff Roy Wicklund today launched a search in Crow Wing County for two German prisoners of war who escaped from the German prison camp at Bena, Minnesota.
80 years ago (1924)
Seventeen young people from Brainerd and the surrounding territory received their diplomas at the graduation exercises of the Brainerd Commercial College, held in the Iron Exchange Hall on Saturday evening.
100 years ago (1904)
The Northside football team beat the Southside team Sunday afternoon by a score of 13-0. The feature of the game was John Hurley's 60 yard run.
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