20 years ago (1987)
The Paul Bunyan Arboretum is open for skating on the pond near its entrance and for cross country skiing on its ground trails.
30 years ago (1977)
This year Flossie and Ben Clark's home, located about eight miles north of Brainerd, is adorned by a four-foot Alaskan Spruce, sent to them by their youngest daughter, Wanda Gibbs, now a resident of Soldotna on the Kenai Penninsula in Alaska.
40 years ago (1967)
The Brainerd Chamber is only one of many organizations and individuals who sent greetings to some 82 area servicemen. Many of the servicemen who have received these cards and letters are now sending back replies.
60 years ago (1947)
Brainerd retail dairymen are looking for a rise in the cost of milk Jan. 1 - From 16 to 17 cents a quart.
80 years ago (1927)
Holiday business in Brainerd is showing a commendable increase. In line with this, Brainerd appreciates every effort on the part of the state highway commission, county and township boards, to keep our highways open.
100 years ago (1907)
If Santa Claus will, on his route delivering presents, keep his eye open for my umbrella and bring the same to me I shall consider it a very valuable present.
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