20 years ago (1984)
A common weed laced with ice sparkles in Brainerd's morning sunlight as subzero temperatures moved into the region Saturday.
30 years ago (1974)
For the 44th year, the Brainerd Daily Dispatch will sponsor its First Baby Contest. Sponsors are: Larson's Young World, Meadow Gold Dairy, Elvig Pharmacy, Log Cabin, S & L, Schaefer's Red Owl, Citizen State Bank and European Flower Market.
40 years ago (1964)
The Brainerd Theater will be back in operation within a month and a new one-story office building will replace the guttered Baehr Building here.
60 years ago (1944)
Brainerd's fighting Warriors annexed their third victory in six starts by defeating a strong Robbinsdale team 30-25. Pacing the surprise victory was Chuck Warnberg, hot shooting forward, who tallied ten points.
80 years ago (1924)
Rumors gathered from headquarters of the senior class have been verified sufficiently to permit us to announce that the 1925 senior class play will be "Daddy Longlegs," taken from Jean Webster's novel.
100 years ago (1904)
No bill of fare is being printed for the National Hotel New Years dinner, but landlord Swanson is preparing a menu that will be fit for the Gods.
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