20 years ago (1983)
State Sen. Floran Chmielewski recently announced that Greyhound Bus Lines has asked the Minnesota Public Utilities Commission for permission to discontinue bus service to 56 cities, including the Aitkin to Onamia route on Highway 47.
30 years ago (1973)
Spirit of '76 specials Downtown Brainerd: S&L, Karin's Shop, Nelson's, Brekken's, Paul's Shoes, Frances Shoppe, Time Jewelry, Chet's TV, Scotts, Bye Clothing, Sampson's Shoe Store, Thrifty Drug, Tom's Pet & Hobby, Lundborg Jewelry, Hardware Hank, Gambles, Burton's, Cervin's.
40 years ago (1963)
Jerry Lyscio, a marked man on many foreign courts this winter, found room to operate Monday at Wadena and led the Brainerd Warriors to a well earned 76-72 victory over Wadena.
60 years ago (1943)
John Garvey, who is more popularly known as "Tracks" will be crowned King of Basketball at a pep fest next Friday. John, a senior, attends junior college where he especially likes trigonometry.
80 years ago (1923)
Hostess (to blank who has been invited at the last moment to make a fourteenth): "So good of you to come. We should never have asked you if we hadn't been obliged."
100 years ago (1903)
Last night and this morning was the coldest spell of the winter here. In Brainerd it is thought that the thermometer registered about 38 degrees below zero.
-- Compiled by Bob Turcotte
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