20 years ago (1982)
Brainerd wishes everyone a Happy and Prosperous New Year!
30 years ago (1972)
Resorters and other businessmen of the area are giving more and more emphasis to winter sports in this vicinity and many resorts and motels now remain open throughout the winter months to serve traffic.
40 years ago (1962)
Happy New Year! We sincerely hope that 1963 will be a wonderful bell-ringing year for each and every one of you.
60 years ago (1942)
A proposed ordinance designed to permit dancing in establishments where hard liquor is sold is scheduled to come before the city council.
80 years ago (1922)
We wish all our friends a Happy New Year. May the coming year be the very best you have ever spent in every sense of the word. May it be crowned with health and happiness and all other good things will follow.
100 years ago (1902)
Farewell, a last farewell to the old year.
For old indeed art thou,
thou hast become.
All in a moment but a veil of dust.
To vanish in the flight of centuries,
And fill thy sequence in the course of time.
-- Compiled by Bob Turcotte
Brainerd Dispatch ©2013. All Rights Reserved.