20 years ago (1982)
Arnold S. Johnson of Universal Pensions, Inc. recently announced the promotion of Michael L. Murphy to vice president, director of sales.
30 years ago (1972)
Citizens in Brainerd were made more aware of Boy Scout month in February when they viewed the Scout displays in windows of several downtown business establishments. The Brainerd Jaycees were instrumental in organizing the project.
40 years ago (1962)
Can Crosby-Ironton, now that it has removed the State's No. 1 favorite (Brainerd) to annex the 1962 Minnesota High School Basketball crown, go all the way for the Rangers' first state gonfalon?
60 years ago (1942)
Two dynamite explosions in a boiler in Northern Pacific power plant in the Brainerd shops, were revealed today. Railroad representatives said that one-half stick of dynamite and a dynamite cap with wire attached, had been found in coal arriving at the shops.
80 years ago (1922)
The general committee on the fiftieth anniversary Celebration of Brainerd had a very enthusiastic meeting last night. The question arose as to the place of holding the celebration. Lum Park would be the principal place of entertainment.
100 years ago (1902)
H. Spalding, Front Street, is in a lamentable condition. Walking up that street it looks like a backwoods town. People should clean up.
-- Compiled by Bob Turcotte
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