20 years ago (1987)
Mike Nagorski became only the third boys' basketball player in Crosby-Ironton history to pass the 1,000 point plateau when he scored his 21st point of the game against Wadena.
30 years ago (1977)
Barbecue Ribs, $2.95
Sirloin Steak, $4.25
Family-Style Fried Chicken, $3.25.
40 years ago (1967)
Louie Hansen award is set up for Outstanding Glover. The award is named in honor of Louie Hansen, Brainerd, who is ill in St. Joseph's Hospital. For years when Brainerd was the regional center for Golden Gloves Boxing, Hansen served as the announcer.
60 years ago (1947)
Ed Tom O'Brien was elected chairman of the Crow Wing County Chapter of the American Red Cross. O'Brien succeeds Mrs. John A. Thabes, Sr., founder of the chapter.
80 years ago (1927)
Carl Zapffe, Jr., is the first Eagle Scout in Crow Wing Area Council of Boy Scouts to qualify for the Palm awarded by the Court of Honors and which represents five merit badges in addition to the 21 earned for his rank of Eagle Scout.
100 years ago (1907)
Local news notes:
D. W. Kerner of Aitkin, transacted business here today.
S. G. Stewart returned today from a trip to Backus.
W.A. Marte returned today from a trip to Pequot.
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