This Was Brainerd — June 15
20 years ago (1991)
A leaf-sapping insect that targets only birch trees is back, but no more prevalent than in previous years, said Jim Rabehl, county extension agent. The birch leaf miners lay their eggs under leaf buds, then the hatching insects eat the leaves as they unfold.
30 years ago (1981)
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