20 years ago (1989)
Bitter cold persisted over Minnesota but there was hope the Siberian chill was preparing to leave. Friday night was one of the coldest of the season, measuring -37 at the water plant in Brainerd.
30 years ago (1979)
The Brainerd High School debate team dominated the Section Eight Debate Tournament over the weekend, capturing first and second place honors. The 18-team tourney, which included seven rounds, was held at Wadena.
40 years ago (1969)
Winless in 20 previous starts against the Brainerd Warriors, the Little Falls Flyers demonstrated a deft touch at the free throw circle (31 of 50) to go with 51 percent from the floor to victimize Brainerd 77-58.
60 years ago (1949)
The fast-breaking Brainerd Warriors outraced a tenacious basketball team from Aitkin here last night, winning 43-35. Jim Smith's 20 points led the Warriors.
80 years ago (1929)
The YMCA Ramblers journeyed to Deerwood last evening and defeated the Deerwood All Stars 26-17. The game was fast and thrilling throughout, the locals displaying their best form of the season.
100 years ago (1909)
There is a demand for more small modern houses in Brainerd, said Mons Mahlum. The demand at present is for houses of five, six or seven rooms with heating plants, baths and electric lights.
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