20 years ago (1992)
Crow Wing County is stepping up its program against welfare fraud. The county has retained a full-time fraud prevention specialist and put into effect special screening programs to alert staff to possible fraudulent welfare applications.
30 years ago (1982)
(Photo) The 9th Annual Minnesota Rural Artists Assn. show at Robbinsdale named three winners from the Brainerd area: Barbara Worms, merit award for oils; Mary Lindner, merit award for watercolor; and Gail Walsh, 1st place and merit award for pastels.
40 years ago (1972)
(Photo) Ron Kristofferson of Baxter, a member of the Nisswa Guides League, hooked this pair of smallmouth bass at Lake Hubert, using Lindy Rigs and leeches. The two bass scaled 4-4 and 3-12.
60 years ago (1952)
About 1,500 striking miners at Crosby-Ironton are waiting for the acceptance of the terms of the steel strike settlement before returning to their jobs. The “back to work” order has not yet been received by the policy committee.
80 years ago (1932)
Pitching before the smallest crowd of the season, the Brainerd city team added another scalp to its list with a 6-1 victory over the Minneapolis Americans in a well played game. Jarboe and Richmond scattered 11 hits to secure the victory.
100 years ago (1912)
A 10-pound baby boy arrived this morning at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Carl Zapffe. He is a lively, healthy youngster and the little fellow is of a studious nature. He is investigating such things as heat, light and milk, pursuing them with a scientific bent.