20 years ago (1989)
Final arguments in the disciplinary hearing of former Brainerd attorney John Remington Graham were filed in District Court in St. Cloud. Prosecutor William Wernz recommends a suspension; defense attorney Douglas Thompson says charges should be dismissed.
30 years ago (1979)
County Attorney Stephen Rathke has called upon a Brainerd City Council committee to investigate the alleged mistreatment of prisoners by certain police officers rather than turn the matter over to a grand jury.
40 years ago (1969)
(Photo) Mrs. Don Fradet, rural Brainerd, caught this 20-9 northern on Gull Lake, fishing off Squaw Point at 9 a.m. She entered it in the contest at Hank's Rod & Gun Shop.
60 years ago (1949)
Gov. Youngdahl today named 35-year-old attorney Henry Wadsworth Longfellow to be special municipal judge in Brainerd. He replaces Richard Ebert, who retired.
80 years ago (1929)
Measles takes the lives of two children, 18-month-old Richard Schultz and 8-month-old Marvin Garin, both after short illnesses.
100 years ago (1909)
A. E. Schaefer, public examiner from St. Paul, told the Dispatch that the Security State Bank, which closed its doors last Thursday, was the victim of a rascal. The failure was caused by the swindling operations of one Andy Jones.
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