20 years ago (1983)
Carol Grave, Pequot Lakes, is hooked on making something people hang. Ms. Grave has enjoyed making Christmas wreaths for the past six years. She began constructing the oval decorations as a favor for her son's Cub Scout pack.
30 years ago (1973)
Walls are now going up on the new county garage on Laurel Street, which is the first unit of an extensive expansion of county office and work space being planned by the county commissioners for the next few years.
40 years ago (1963)
Special Friday Night Walleyed Pike Dinner - Complete $1. U.S. Choice Prime Ribs. All you can eat --- $3. Club LaGuyal.
60 years ago (1943)
The annual Christmas party of the Brainerd Ladies Drum and Bugle Corps was held at the home of Miss Dorothy Rifenrath, 923 Grove Street.
80 years ago (1923)
Ten are nominated in Beauty Contest for "Miss Dispatch."
Miss Dorothy Carmichiel, Miss Beatrice Olson, Miss Irene Turcotte, Miss Ella Olson, Miss Elsie Branchaud, Miss Geraldine Kiebler, Miss Henrietta Lewis, Miss Nana Larson, Miss Vivian McFerran, Miss Marion Opsahl.
100 years ago (1903)
Doctor, "I should say you have about three months to live."
Patient, "Make it longer, doctor. I can never pay your bill in that time."
--Compiled by Bob Turcotte
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