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This Was Brainerd: July 14


20 years ago (1994)

The Brainerd American Legion baseball team zipped past Little Falls after falling behind 5-0. Brainerd scored 12 runs in a four-inning span to dump Little Falls by 12-8 to improve their season record to 14-3.

30 years ago (1984)

Investigators from the Minn. Dept. of Health and the Centers for Disease Control are trying to pinpoint the source of a large outbreak of chronic diarrhea here. Nine epidemiologists under direction of Dr. Mike Osterholm are working on the case.

40 years ago (1974)

(Photo) Gov. Wendell Anderson chats with Rep. Don Samuelson prior to teeing off in the Camp Confidence Celebrity Golf Tournament. Later, when Anderson hooked his tee shot into the 7th fairway, Viking Bob Lurtsema yelled: "Who do you think you are? Get off my fairway."

60 years ago (1954)

(Adv.) Headline Values on Food! Rib Beef - lb. 51 cents; U.S. Choice Chuck Roast - lb. 43 cents; Finest Quality Hamburger - 3 lb. $1.00; Tomato Catsup - 5 bottles $1.00; Hilex Bleach - gal. 49 cents; Ritz Crackers - box 37 cents. Schaefer's Model Market.

80 years ago (1934)

Doc Schneider's "Texas Yodeling Cowboys" will be the feature stage attraction at the Paramount Theatre for three days. This radio stage act from Station XER in Del Rio, Texas, has played all the big theaters out west and is moving east now.

100 years ago (1914)

(Adv.) Fancy dressed chickens, 17 cents per pound. Also dealers in ham, bacon, butter, eggs and all kinds of canned goods at reasonable prices. Give us a call. Phone 522. Peterson Brothers Chicken Market.