20 years ago (1987)
John Arnold of Madden's Resort was elected to a one-year term as a director with the Minnesota Hotel and Moter Hotel Association.
30 years ago (1977)
State fuel emergency declared.
Brainerd Mayor C. Elmer Anderson last night urged all local citizens to cooperate with energy conservation methods proposed by the state.
40 years ago (1967)
A stinging cold temperature of 26 below zero gripped Brainerd this morning on the wake of a five-inch snow fall yesterday. Schools remained closed and drifts immobilized traffic throughout the area.
60 years ago (1947)
Final tryouts for the Junior College Little Theater group's three-act comedy "SNAFU" were held. Fritz Backen, Esther Bolstad, Bob Ferrell and Geraldine Imgrund were chosen for the major leads.
80 years ago (1927)
Two powerful trucks pushing a snow plow are bucking severe drifts on the highways. The snow fighting equipment is under the direction of Kirk J. Smith, assistant county highway engineer.
100 years ago (1907)
The heavy snows have given a lot of men work on the railroads. Roadmaster Tyler's keeping a gang of about 50 busy in the yards here keeping switches, paths, etc. clean.
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