20 years ago (1987)
The Retired Senior Volunteer Program outfitted 48 bears, which will be donated to needy youngsters through the Salvation Army toy shop.
30 years ago (1977)
Hormel Black Label, bacon, 1 pound, $1.29.
Large eggs, 9 dozen.
Grade A butter, 49 pound.
40 years ago (1967)
The ducks on the Boom Lake Pond are being given an assist by the Brainerd Lions and Kiwanis Clubs so that approximately 60 birds can spend the winter on their pond. An aerator has been placed in the middle of the pond to keep the water open.
60 years ago (1947)
Fuel oil short here!
Fuel oil dealers in Brainerd contacted today termed supplies "very poor." Some said their storage tanks would be empty by Christmas.
80 years ago (1927)
The American Legion team came through their first league game of the season with a decisive victory over the Cold Springs five by a score of 32-24.
100 years ago (1907)
Friday was payday and more of the merchants express themselves as being well satisfied with business.
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