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This was Brainerd: August 17

This was Brainerd AUGUST 17 20 years ago (1995) Brainerd police continue to investigate the armed robbery yesterday at the Northern National Bank on S. 6th Street. At 10:45 a.m. a lone gunman entered the bank, demanding money. He left minutes lat...

This was Brainerd

AUGUST 17

20 years ago (1995)

Brainerd police continue to investigate the armed robbery yesterday at the Northern National Bank on S. 6th Street. At 10:45 a.m. a lone gunman entered the bank, demanding money. He left minutes later with an undetermined amount of money. No one was hurt.

30 years ago (1985)

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(Adv.) The best of both worlds! Follow the sun between Minnesota and Florida . . . and live in your own homes! Nor-son, Inc., is proud to join Sunshine Homes and invites you to see the model homes on Hartley Lake. Winter retreats will be in Orlando.

40 years ago (1975)

Harry Hammerstad of Nisswa claimed the Hobby Stock Feature race in front of one of the season's best crowds at North Central Speedway. It was the biggest (25 cars) field this year. Rob Abear of Brainerd took the Late Model Feature, leading from start to finish.

60 years ago (1955)

A total of $69,395 is being paid out in Social Security benefits in Crow Wing County each month, according to the district office manager in Bemidji. The benefits are paid to 1,543 county residents. Average payment is $60 per month, but recent retirees are averaging $80 per month.

80 years ago (1935)

Exhibiting the skill that has made him famous in drowning tragedies, a Stillwater Indian, known only as "Fisherman John," has recovered the bodies of two men who drowned in Cedar Lake near Aitkin. Volunteers had worked for days, but he was able to recover the bodies in a few hours.

100 years ago (1915)

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Our thrifty city council voted last night that the Chautauqua entertainment, now concluding its performance in Brainerd, should be assessed a license fee of $55 and sent Police Chief Squires to collect. The manager said Brainerd was the first town out of 400 to do this.

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