20 years ago (1985)
This year Nisswa's stores followed a theme of an Old Fashioned Christmas, staying open late and planning promotions to bring holiday shoppers to the city.
30 years ago (1975)
In the annual "Dress the Doll" program, 27 women sewed clothes for the dolls, which will be distributed to needy children by the Salvation Army.
40 years ago (1965)
Some $2,000 in prize money will be offered to contestants in the first Paul Bunyan Snowmobile Derby sponsored here by the Brainerd Jaycees in mid-February.
60 years ago (1945)
Two foxes fell victim to a group of hunters in the first fox hunt of the season made Sunday in the vicinity of the Hoffmann House on Highway 371.
80 years ago (1925)
Teacher, "I have went home - that's wrong, isn't it?"
Pupil, "Yes ma'am."
Teacher, "Why is it wrong?"
Pupil, "Because you haven't went yet."
100 years ago (1905)
Bananas, five large ones at 15 cents a dozen, or two dozen for 25 cents, at Bane's Busy Store.
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