20 years ago (1984)
Tamare Stafford, a former Brainerd Community College Homecoming Queen (1977), will guest star on Riptide this Tuesday at 8 p.m. on Channel 11. Ms. Stafford, is a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Chuck Shure of Crosby.
30 years ago (1974)
The Brainerd Lions club will play host to the District 5M-2 Ninth Annual Mid-Winter Conference, Feb. 1, 2, and 3. There will be approximately 400 people from 66 clubs attending the conference.
40 years ago (1964)
Maj. John O'Leary, who has retired as a medical officer from the local National Guard unit has been presented two plaques in honor of his efforts on behalf of the unit.
60 years ago (1944)
Rain, sleet and snow that fell in the Brainerd area last night and this morning brought approximately 1 inch of snowfall and needed moisture to the locality. Streets were slippery and treacherous.
80 years ago (1924)
There will be a special meeting of the board of education this evening for the purpose of selecting architects to appear before the board at some later date with plans for a new high school building.
100 years ago (1904)
There is more hotel talk again. Several large hotels have been built "on paper" in the last two weeks but nothing has developed. There is rumor that the N.P. Park has been leased for a modern hotel
--Compiled by Bob Turcotte
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