20 years ago (1980)
The keys to the old County Jail were handed to representatives of the Crow Wing County Historical Society Monday, signifying the end of the building's use as a jail and its beginning as an historical museum.
30 years ago (1970)
Dr. Ivan C. Dimmick, Jr., 59, has been appointed medical director at the Brainerd State Hospital. Dr. Dimmick previously was commanding officer of the U.S. Army Hospital in Augsburg.
40 years ago (1960)
Brainerd's favorite basketball team, the Washington High School Warriors won't be going to Moorhead this year, but Brainerd fans are finding no trouble finding a new favorite. Now that the 1960 District tournament is over and C-I will represent the district in the Regional Tournament, the cry in Brainerd will be "Go, Rangers, Go!"
60 years ago (1940)
Favored by calm weather and lack of anything resembling a wind, Crow Wing County recovered today from effects of the 10-inch snow which fell here during the past two days.
80 years ago (1920)
-- A car off the track near Deerwood this morning caused the wrecker to be sent there from Brainerd.
-- Five pounds of sugar $1. Strictly fresh eggs 45 dozen. O'Brien Mercantile Co.
100 years ago (1900)
A determined crusade against the saloons in this city has been begun by the anti-saloon league recently organized here, and the leaders of the movement say that their efforts will not relax until the laws restricting the liquor traffic and against all forms of gambling are strictly enforced.
-- Compiled by Bob Turcotte
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