20 years ago (1981)
The Iron Owl Gift Shop took top honors in this year's Downtown Brainerd window decorating contest. Second place went to Alderman's Hardware and third place went to the Elf Shelf.
30 years ago (1971)
The Brainerd School Board finance committee has apparently decided to accept a recommendation that school surplus funds be invested for at least a year. Consequently, these extra funds will probably not be used for tax relief.
40 years ago (1961)
Brainerd Theatre. Kiddies show Saturday and every Saturday all winter. Box office opens 1 p.m. -- 4 hours of show. 2 Big Features -- 5 Cartoons. 25 Come at 1 p.m., stay till 5 p.m.
60 years ago (1941)
A $4,000 budget for operation of the organization during the year, 1942, was approved by the Brainerd Civic Association Board of directors last night.
80 years ago (1921)
Charles Stadlbauer has returned from the cities with a brand new 1922 Hupmobile. The car gave a most satisfactory account of itself and is being admired by all who have visited the Stadlbauer garage.
100 years ago (1901)
A sliding scale.
-- Boys sleds, 20 and up.
-- Skates, 50 and up.
-- Girls' sleds, 35 and up.
A.L. Hoffman & Co.
-- Compiled by Bob Turcotte
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