20 years ago (1989)
Pine Tree Golf and Country Club - a multi-million dollar residential development just north of Breezy Point - is alive and well. The project, stalled since 1984 due to environmental concerns, is back before the county planning and zoning board.
30 years ago (1979)
(Photo) City officials gave a jubilant wave as they celebrated the opening of the Laurel Street bridge after one-and-a-half years of construction. Crossing the bridge in a fire truck were Mayor C. Elmer Anderson and four members of the city council.
40 years ago (1969)
Snowmobiles roared to life, skiers smiled, car wheels spun, children romped, shovelers puffed -and still the snow kept coming down. It started Saturday, and by noon on Monday there were a good 10 inches on the ground. School opened as usual.
60 years ago (1949)
Voters in Crow Wing County elected officials in the annual village elections yesterday. In Nisswa, Lee Hughes beat Darby Johnson for the council seat vacated by Scott Thurlow. Leonard Dally was elected justice of the peace and John Riedl, constable.
80 years ago (1929)
The layout of buildings and roads at the new National Guard camp site was being decided today when General A.E. Walsh and a large number of Army officers from Washington went over the land located just north of Little Falls and south of Fort Ripley.
100 years ago (1909)
The board of education, at its regular monthly meeting, decided that schools should close for the Christmas holiday on Dec. 23, reopening on Jan. 3. Miss Emma Steele has been engaged for the 7th grade at $60 per month. A car of dry wood was ordered for Lowell.
Brainerd Dispatch ©2013. All Rights Reserved.