20 years ago (1993)
The Warriors won their 7th annual volleyball invitational for the first time with a 15-8, 15-7 victory over Deer River in the 8-team event. “It’s a nice feeling,” said coach Carl Schirmer. “We’ve finished second three or four times over the years.”
30 years ago (1983)
(Photo) Mayor C. Elmer Anderson presents Brainerd’s Tower Award to Judge Robert Ryan at the airport re-dedication ceremonies, where some 5,000 attended during the day. Ryan chaired the Airport Commission during construction of the new facility.
40 years ago (1973)
(Adv.) Brainerd’s Lakes Area Music Assn. presents its 1973-74 Artists Series: Oct. 15 Stan Kenton and his 19-piece Orchestra; Jan. 31 The Tom Prin Jazz Trio; Mar. 18 David Rae Smith, bass/baritone; April 1 Andrew Wolf, concert pianist. Season ticket - $8.50.
60 years ago (1953)
An inexperienced and lightweight Superior East team proved no match here for Coach Ed Tonish’s Warriors, as Brainerd ground out a 43-6 victory. Tonish threw in his reserves, with 38 players seeing action. Brainerd’s 189-pound average defensive line was stalwart.
80 years ago (1933)
(Adv.) For Sale: The finest chicken ranch in the city, with a new 4-room house. Easy terms. Also, a modern 7-room dwelling, close in. Contact F.E. Ebner, lawyer.
100 years ago (1913)
(Adv.) Ferns! The original Boston variety and Ostrich Plume, both in fine shape. Also, a good selection of dish ferns. These are the best I’ve ever had. Also, hardy perennials, ready to plant. P.A. Erickson – Florist – 1103 East Quince Street – Brainerd.