20 years ago (1992)
(Photo) Lew Hudson, senior reporter for the Brainerd Dispatch, and his wife Irma, known as Mrs. H. to fans of Lew’s column, will retire from the newspaper but not from the community. An open house celebrating his 43 years in print and radio will be held.
30 years ago (1982)
Fred Boos, owner-manager of Grand View Lodge and Tennis Club on Gull Lake, was chosen as “1982 Minnesota Resorter of the Year” at the Minnesota Resort Assn. annual meeting at Walker. Boos has served on the association board of directors since 1965.
40 years ago (1972)
(Photo) The Warrior cross country team prepares for the District 24 tourney. Team members are: Steve Whoolery, Scott Wiltse, Chuck Albrecht, Kurt Stunek, Tom Garvey, Greg Holst and Jeff Wiltse. Brainerd is coached by Paul Vrudny.
60 years ago (1952)
Wage increases averaging 4.6 cents per hour have been approved for 167 employees of Northwest Paper Co., with mills at Cloquet and Brainerd. However, the Wage Stabilization Board denied increases of 5.6 cents per hour for another 222 employees.
80 years ago (1932)
(Adv.) At the Palace Theatre, see Adolphe Menjou and Skeets Gallagher in “The Night Club Lady.” At the Paramount, it’s “Blonde Venus,” starring Marlene Dietrich in her most glorious role, with Herbert Marshall and Cary Grant.
100 years ago (1912)
A covey of quail flew against the home of Mrs. Gustafson of 421 S. 6th Street. One was stunned and picked up by her son, Charles. The quail is now penned up in the family parlor, where it roosts on the dining table and has become a family pet.