20 years ago (1988)
A straw vote of the six Brainerd City Council members attending the Monday night council meeting showed that all support the concept of amending the city charter to allow for a city administrator.
30 years ago (1978)
The Brainerd Community College recently acquired a creative stained glass window design from a former art student, Carla Anderson, of Brainerd. Anderson designed and built the stained glass piece during the 1976 school year.
40 years ago (1968)
A once-a-week boxing program for youngsters in the 10-to-13 age group will be held at the YMCA starting 7 p.m. Thursday. Serving as instructors will be John Sundby and Mike Herron.
60 years ago (1948)
The Brainerd Sportsman Club is sponsoring a fox hunt this coming Sunday. The hunters will meet at 12:30 Sunday at Cully's Inn, 1107 Oak Street. It is suggested that hunters bring snowshoes.
80 years ago (1928)
If William Johnstone were a potato would Lois Cook him?
If Alberta Smith had some napkins, would Levi Folsom?
If Edith ached all over, could she be Heald?
100 years ago (1908)
Bill - It is said that Alexander the Great, when on a campaign, ate the rations of a common soldier. Jill - And did the poor soldier get nothing?
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