A feasibility study approved by the Brainerd City Council on proposed construction of a building for the Brainerd Water and Light Department will also consider a new city hall.
30 years ago (1977)
A Brainerd School Board Committee recommended that the district pay $10,000 a year for use of the Brainerd Area Civic Center Arena. The $10,000 will be paid a flat fee, not on an hourly basis.
40 years ago (1967)
Walleye Pike or roast pork: Dressing, and apple sauce, soup, salad, potatoes, roll, beverages, $1.50.
60 years ago (1947)
A message to rural kiddies:
I am coming to Brainerd Dec. 6 at 10 a.m.
Meet me at Northern Pacific Depot and join in the parade through city. Will have 1,800 sacks of candy to give at the Armory at 11:15. Come one. Come all.
80 years ago (1927)
The mercury went down to the low point of 22 degrees below zero last night. Eight long distance telephone lines serving Brainerd were put out of order by the sub-zero weather.
100 years ago (1907)
Local news notes
S.B. and Mrs. Stearns of Aitkin are in the city today.
Prize shooting gallery, 512 Front Street. Try your skill.
Dr. Reed of Deerwood was in the city today.
A pair of Gauntlet Gloves given with every $2 purchase or more at Hoffman's.
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