This Was Brainerd- Nov. 27
20 years ago (1991)
30 years ago (1981)
(Adv.) Rafferty's Pizza - Now Open in the Westgate Mall, next to K-Mart. Enjoy your favorite pizza, salad bar, sandwiches and beverages - including beer and wine. Rafferty's Pizza Restaurants - “A Little Bit of Heaven.”
40 years ago (1971)
(Adv.) Live Music, Saturday, Nov. 27th - Music by “The Country Drifters.” Beer and Set-Ups. You must be 21 or accompanied by your legal guardian. Fritz's Resort - 1.5 miles North of Nisswa.
60 years ago (1951)
Lee Savold, the heavyweight fighter from St. Louis Park, came here to hunt with his 16-year-old son, Dick. Lee shot a bear and Dick a deer near Gull Lake. Lee hopes to get a match with Rocky Marciano in Florida this winter, and says he can take him.
80 years ago (1931)
(Adv.) For the past month the undersigned barbers of Brainerd have made a sincere effort to reduce expenses for the people of Brainerd. We have cut hair for 25 cents but cannot stay in business at that price. Therefore, on Dec. 1 we go back to 50 cents.
100 years ago (1911)
(Adv.) Special! Extraordinary Announcement! Free - one large bottle of port wine with purchase of Old Pepper Spring Whiskey - quart $1.00. Old Crow Bourbon - quart $2.00; Dewar's Scotch - quart $2.00. “The Ideal” - W. T. Larrabee, Owner. Phone 216.