20 years ago (1981)
It ended quietly after a five-year struggle to keep its head above water. In a brief statement released today, Big Brothers-Big Sisters of Brainerd announced that its program has disbanded and that its 47 matches are officially terminated.
30 years ago (1971)
Local Brainerd businessmen and lending institutions have donated $14,000 toward the further development of Camp Confidence.
40 years ago (1961)
The Fifty Twosomes Dancing Club held a Ranch Party last Friday at Club LaGuyal. Howie Hill played for dancing and a fried chicken dinner was served at midnight.
60 years ago (1941)
Both dining rooms of The Ransford Hotel were filled to their capacity Saturday afternoon when the Brainerd Women's Club held its opening luncheon of the year. The national anthem opened the meeting.
80 years ago (1921)
Brainerd Saturday experienced its first touch of real winter. The government thermometer hit zero Friday night and Saturday noon it commenced to snow heavily.
100 years ago (1901)
-- H.P. Dunn was rather indisposed yesterday and was obliged to be confined to his bed but he is feeling somewhat better today.
-- W.E. Winslow, the hustling insurance man of Minneapolis, is a guest in the city today.
-- Compiled by Bob Turcotte
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