20 years ago (1992)
Four will be inducted into the Warrior Athletic Hall of Fame. Jeff Smith was in football, baseball and was all-state in basketball. Chuck Miller lettered in football and starred in track. Gail Helmer earned 12 letters in three sports. Glen Gustafson revitalized the Sports Boosters.
30 years ago (1982)
Motley Police Chief Larry Converse can attest to the truth of the saying that, in moments of danger, your life flashes before your eyes. He and an officer went to a home where a man had threatened his wife. When Converse approached the door a rifle was stuck in his chest.
40 years ago (1972)
On April 22, Brainerd will host another Walk for Development. This year’s event will raise funds for four projects, of which one is the Teen Corps for their continuing work at Camp Confidence on Sylvan Lake. Last year’s walk raised a total of $2,200.
60 years ago (1952)
(Adv.) At the Brainerd Theatre see Dale Robertson in “Return of the Texan.” Tomorrow, it’s “With a Song in My Heart,” starring Susan Hayward. At the Paramount Roy Rogers stars in “South of Caliente.” Tomorrow, it’s Sterling Hayden in “Flaming Leather.”
80 years ago (1932)
(Adv.) Starting tomorrow at the Palace Theatre, see “3 Wise Girls,” starring Jean Harlow, Mae Clark and Marie Provost. At the Paramount Theatre it’s a story of one brave girl and two reckless men – “Panama Flo,” starring Helen Twelvetrees and Charles Bickford.
100 years ago (1912)
(Adv.) Look at your child’s tongue, Mother! If it’s coated, it’s a sure sign your little one’s insides – stomach, liver and 30 feet of bowels – are clogged with putrefying waste matter and need a gentle cleansing. Try a spoonful of Syrup of Figs, available at your pharmacist.