20 years ago (1983)
Sue Leagjeld, together with her husband Ted, and two sons Tim and Dan, has owned Driftwood Resort on Whitefish lake for 25 years, and was recently named as the Resorter of the Year.
30 years ago (1973)
Jeffrey Scott, administrator at St. Joseph's hospital, told the Exchange Club of Brainerd that some definite steps are being taken to make the hospital a medical center for this area.
40 years ago (1963)
Donnaleen Kramer and Jon Echternacht were named King and Queen of the Foreign Student Carnival held at Washington High School Saturday night.
60 years ago (1943)
A school tax levy of 40 1/2 mills directed to raise approximately $115,000 in taxes for school use from the city of Brainerd was voted last night by the Board of Education.
80 years ago (1923)
The butcher suggested a saddle of mutton.
"Saddle?" said the man, who was doing marketing for his wife. "No, make it a bridle. I'll stand a better chance of getting a bit in my mouth."
100 years ago (1903)
Into each life some rains must fall,
Wise people don't sit down and bawl;
Only fools suicide or take to flight.
Smart people take rocky mountain tea at night.
H.P. Dunn & Co.
--Compiled by Bob Turcotte
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