20 years ago (1985)
Area employment dropped 4.2 percent for the fourth quarter of 1984. Brainerd employment now stands at 8,846 compared to 9,234 for the third quarter of 1964 or a decline of 388.
30 years ago (1975)
Joe Ruttger was unanimously elected last night to chair the Crow Wing County Planning Commission, replacing seven-year member Joe DeRosier, who has left the board.
40 years ago (1965)
Appointment of Dr. J.E. Echternacht, 325 Bluff Ave., as 1965 cancer crusade chairman for the Crow Wing County unit of The American Cancer Society.
60 years ago (1945)
A fast-moving Brainerd team, displayed a decided reversal of form over Friday's exhibition at Crosby-Ironton and avenged a previous defeat at the hands of Aitkin 37-30 Saturday night in the Warrior gym before a good-sized crowd.
80 years ago (1925)
Advertisement: Acorn range with white back and polished top, nickel trimmings and white oven door, $93.50. Alderman-Maghan Co.
100 years ago (1905)
In this city the mercury fell from 22 above zero to 6 below in 24 hours. All of Tuesday and through the greater part of the night a gale for 40 miles an hour was blowing. Considerable sufferings in many cities.
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