20 years ago (1983)
The Brainerd High School Kixters will participate in the 16th annual Miss Drill Team USA-International Pageant and competition on Feb. 11-12 in Los Angeles, Calif.
30 years ago (1973)
Abas Korchari, owner of Charlie's Restaurant at the mall and author of the book, "Escape from Hell," spoke on his escape from prison camp at the meeting of the Pelican Lakes 4-H Club.
40 years ago (1963)
A situation has developed between the city of Brainerd and Crow Wing County. The problem is that the county has agreed to pay $3,000 to help defray municipal court expenses for 1961, but has never produced the check.
60 years ago (1943)
A total of 11,358 gasoline ration books have been issued in Crow Wing County. Of those, 6226 are "A" books, 1,424 are "B" books, 713 are "C" books and four are "D" books.
80 years ago (1923)
Much interest is being taken in the "Poverty Party" to be given this Saturday in the Elks Hall, by the Business and Professional Women's Club. Those who had a glimpse of the fluttering decorations declare them the most original seen in years.
100 years ago (1903)
The Secretary of War reports over ten million men in the United States capable of doing military service, a host that makes this country invincible.
-- Compiled by Bob Turcotte
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