20 years ago (1989)
Thermometers almost swallowed themselves Sunday night in the Brainerd area. Arctic air moving southward behind the weekend's huge snowstorm dropped readings to 38 to 40 below in Brainerd.
30 years ago (1979)
Brainerd residents will pay more for both water and electricity beginning April 1, as the result of the Brainerd Water and Light Boards' decision to raise both electricity and sewage rates.
40 years ago (1969)
Mrs. Don Fradel, Route 7, caught a 20-pound, 9 ounce northern while angling on Gull Lake around 9 a.m.
60 years ago (1949)
The Crow Wing chapter of the American Red Cross yesterday elected Mrs. J.A. Thabes Sr., honorary chairman of the chapter for life. Mrs. Thabes served as chairman for 30 years.
80 years ago (1929)
The Brainerd Musical Club, at the regular meeting held Saturday, Jan. 12, will decide whether the organization shall continue as a musical club or disband.
100 years ago (1909)
John Hoffbauer went to Deerwood this morning to do a job of lathing there.
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