20 years ago (1990)
Of the five defensive linemen named to the Minnesota AP All-State Football Team, the Warrior's Keith Bartholomaus stands out. He had 14 sacks, 12 blocked passes, 4 fumble recoveries, 3 blocked punts and 113 tackles.
30 years ago (1980)
(Photo) Brainerd Warrior hockey tri-captains for the 1980-81 season are defenseman Dave Gohl, goaltender Paul Hennen and center Steve Stoxen. The Warriors began official workouts last Monday and open the season on Dec. 2 here against Bemidji.
40 years ago (1970)
(Adv.) Land O' Lakes Grade A Tom Turkeys - lb. 33-cents; Maple Leaf Grade A Ducklings - lb. 59-cents; Hormel Cure 81 Hams - lb. $1.19; Hormel Sliced Range Brand Bacon - 2 lb. pkg. $1.29. Super Valu - in Brainerd Mall or Tyrol Hills Center.
60 years ago (1950)
Brainerd and vicinity experienced a blustery, sub-zero, snow-blown Thanksgiving holiday. The mercury dropped to 9 degrees below zero and only reached 5 degrees above by afternoon. Highways were snow-free but icy and treacherous.
80 years ago (1930)
Bill Fitzharris, known here as "Bus" Fitzharris, and in state sporting circles as "The Brainerd Buster," was a unanimous choice as guard on the all-state college conference team. He played in the backfield last year but was moved to guard this season.
100 years ago (1910)
The turbine which generates electricity for the shops, and also the city of Brainerd, is to be shut down four days for repairs. This means the backup dynamo can only power the shops, churches and business district. The residential part area will be dark until Sunday.