20 years ago (1987)
With $445,259 to trim from their 1988 budget, Crow Wing County commissioners had their work cut out for them when they reported for work Friday.
30 years ago (1977)
Try Brainerd first - a new campaign to encourage shopping in Brainerd during the Christmas season was kicked off here today. Sponsoring the program is Citizens State Bank.
40 years ago (1967)
The Brainerd City Council authorized a survey of the industrial site across from the fairgrounds to determine the cost of providing sewer and water to the area. Industrial firms have shown interest in the area.
60 years ago (1947)
The proposal has been made by the Brainerd Joint Council that property owned by Northern Pacific Railroad at Sixth and Front Streets be acquired by the city, probably through lease, and developed into a free municipal parking lot.
80 years ago (1927)
The chairman of the Outdoor Sports Club stated that with present indications that skating rink at the rear of the courthouses would be open to the public the early part of next week.
100 years ago (1907)
Talk with the thousands who wear them and you will quickly realize the worth of Keith's Konqueror Shoes for Men
616 Front Street.
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