20 years ago (1987)
There is something special about the first snowfall of the season. That event, rather than the date on the calendar, marks the change from fall to winter. The first snow marks a change in outdoor recreation and also offers horticultural advantages too.
30 years ago (1977)
City residents last night were virtually assured of continued bus service, when the Brainerd City Council approved a final application for the state subsidized bus line for 1978.
40 years ago (1967)
Brainerd Labor Union members cooperated with the Chamber of Commerce in installing three signs near the new industrial park south of Brainerd. The chamber furnished the signs and the labor unions the material and labor for erecting them.
60 years ago (1947)
The Brainerd City Council Monday night assigned its Welfare Committee to work with the Planning Committee of the Brainerd Civic Association in the study of plans for the development of controlled and authorized garbage collection service in Brainerd.
80 years ago (1927)
Prospects of the establishment of a garment factory in Brainerd with a possible capitalization of $25,000 next year appeared encouraging to over 200 members of the Chamber, Rotary Club and Lions Club.
100 years ago (1907)
Brainerd will have a candy factory. The Conelos Brothers of Minneapolis have rented a store in the Sleeper block. They will sell both wholesale and retail. The firm is a strong one with three stores in Minneapolis and one in Duluth.
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