20 years ago (1981)
Hanspeter Borgwarth, manager of the Earl B. Olson Turkey Farms, was a speaker for one of the educational sessions of the National Turkey Federation's 43rd annual Convention held at Orlando, Fla. Borgwarth spoke on "Production Management Challenge for the '80s."
30 years ago (1971)
Brainerd School Board members serving as the negotiating team with the Brainerd Teachers Council, agreed to hire both man and wife in the system, dropping a barrier that has existed for many years.
40 years ago (1961)
Art Graham annexed two titles in the annual Brainerd Men's Bowling Association Tournament over the weekend at LaGuyal Lanes, as he captured the singles crown with a 690 and the all-events with a 1,914.
60 years ago (1941)
Mrs. J.A. Thabes, Sr., Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Squires, Mr. and Mrs. Gordon Olson, Mr. and Mrs. A.W. Moulster and daughter Marion were among Brainerdites attending the basketball game at Aitkin Saturday evening.
80 years ago (1921)
Nervous passenger in aerial taxi: "What are you laughing at, driver?"
Driver: "I'm just laughing at the Superintendent. About this time he'll be searching for me all over the lunatic asylum."
100 years ago (1901)
H.J. Spencer, Register of Deeds, has submitted a report of the fees collected by his office the past year. According to the report he aggregated the neat sum of $2,135, making a very handsome increase for this year.
-- Compiled by Bob Turcotte
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