20 years ago (1984)
It's hardly the most ideal week for outdoor construction work, but the ground has been broken for the Westgate Mall. One of these days the sun will stay out and construction will pick up and a bunch of gleaming new stores will await shoppers.
30 years ago (1974)
Some of the most vigorous hard-fought campaigns in the history of Crow Wing County will come to a conclusion when the voters go to the polls on Tuesday. The five are for county sheriff, register of deeds, attorney, county commissioner and state representative.
40 years ago (1964)
More than 350 persons attended the 26th annual banquet of the Brainerd Future Farmers of America held in the Washington High School Cafeteria. Herb Thiesse, area farmer, was awarded the honorary chapter farmer degree.
60 years ago (1944)
Department store sales volume in central Minnesota during September of this year increased 14 percent over the previous month of August and 12 percent over September of last year.
80 years ago (1924)
Apple special $1.15 a basket. Bring your sacks. O'Brien Merc. Co.
100 years ago (1904)
Mrs. J.C. Hessel has returned from Crow Wing where she visited with her daughter a few days.
I.N. Hatfield was in the city last evening and domiciled at the city hotel.
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