20 years ago (1982)
Despite talk of a possible lawsuit against the city, the Brainerd City Council voted 4-2 to deny the request of a group of doctors who wanted to establish a drug store in their South Brainerd office building.
30 years ago (1972)
Brainerd's city bus experiment now is several months old. It seems to be unlikely that it will succeed financially, but there is a strong likelihood that it may prove the point that bus service is needed here.
40 years ago (1962)
Although the official low in the entire nation last night was -30 at Hibbing, North Central Airlines here claimed an even colder -36 at 8 a.m. today.
60 years ago (1942)
Sergeant: "Did you shave this morning?"
Draftee: "Yes, sir."
Sergeant: "Well next time stand a little closer to the razor."
80 years ago (1922)
St. Cloud Tech defeated!
First team played like demons. Brainerd High first team 15 and St. Cloud Tech 11. Brainerd High second team 20 and Pine River 6.
100 years ago (1902)
-- C.H. Mills: "We are very busy these days and work almost night and day. We received three carloads of fresh meats yesterday."
-- Compiled by Bob Turcotte
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