20 years ago (1982)
The Brainerd School District was told it will lose $1 million in state aids over the next two years -- about what had been expected here.
30 years ago (1972)
The Brainerd High School Warriors turned in their most impressive court performance of the season for victory number seven in eight outings this campaign and their first over a Region C Class AA foe, St. Cloud Tech 69-43. Straka hits 10 of 15 for 22 points.
40 years ago (1962)
Ted Schaefer was selected chairman of the Retail Trades Committee of the Chamber of Commerce at a meeting in The Hub Cafe. Special committees were appointed by Schaefer for the year.
60 years ago (1942)
Employees of the Northern Pacific Shops in Brainerd will reserve approximately $50,000 in back pay in addition to their regular two-week salary checks on Jan. 15, 1942, Supt. John Vanni announced this afternoon.
80 years ago (1922)
"His mother tells me that young Follingsbee can speak seven languages fluently," said Mrs. Newlywed.
"Does that include the one he uses at golf?" asked her husband.
100 years ago (1902)
Dr. Price: "Your husband's trouble is melancholia. Now you'd help him materially if you'd only arrange some pleasant surprise for him."
Mrs. Sharpe: "I know! K know! I'll tell him you said he needn't bother about paying your bill till he feels like it."
-- Compiled by Bob Turcotte
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