20 years ago (1988)
More than 50 drivers traveled the chilly winds on Cross Lake last weekend for the Fifth Annual World Championship of Ice Racing, sponsored by the Cross Lake/Ideal Lions Club. Racers from Minnesota and Wisconsin competed for a $4,000 purse.
30 years ago (1978)
Norwegians Home Guardsmen learn what it is like to train with American methods and equipment during two weeks of winter operations training with the Minnesota Army National Guard at Camp Ripley.
40 years ago (1968)
Businessmen involved confirmed today that an agreement may be near on the purchase of Breezy Point Estates, by owners of the Hopkins House in suburban Minneapolis.
60 years ago (1948)
Swirling snow threatened blizzard conditions following a light rain that left the highways slippery and treacherous winds blowing over this area today. Temperatures are dropping.
80 years ago (1928)
Construction of an archway on South Sixth Street to welcome all who enter Brainerd on Highway No. 27 is the aim of the Chamber of Commerce.
100 years ago (1908)
George Cook has a new device for making violins. If it proves a success Mr. Cook will have it patented and then there'll be music in the air.
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