20 years ago (1983)
The kickoff for the Crime Prevention Committee's Neighborhood Watch program will be held tomorrow. According to Frank Ball, Neighborhood Watch is a national program designed to give citizens a chance to police their own neighborhoods.
30 years ago (1973)
The proposed city budget which was presented to the council Monday calls for expenditures of $2,481,632 but shows estimated revenue of over $1,830,162. What will be the source of the other $600,000?
40 years ago (1963)
Looking like Warrior teams of old, Brainerd High School's basketball quint poured on the coals to break the 27 below temperature and visiting Wadena, 92-67.
60 years ago (1943)
The 1943 Golden Glove Tournament sponsored by the Junior Chamber of Commerce of Brainerd will be conducted Friday and Saturday, Jan. 29 and 30 in the Armory here. Leslie Hage is the chairman of the committee.
80 years ago (1923)
Northern Pacific Railway Shops in Brainerd are employing 962 men, being 523 new men and 429 old men.
100 years ago (1903)
One of the worst fires in many months occurred last night when the Gruenhagen Building was quite badly gutted. The Elks Hall was completely ruined.
-- Compiled by Bob Turcotte
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