20 years ago (1985)
Four Brainerd area Girl Scouts have been honored for high sales in the recent Girl Scout cookie campaign. Jackie Rosvold, who sold 184 boxes; Jenny Mick, 160 boxes; Jill Regan, 152 boxes; and Kelly Furda, 147 boxes.
30 years ago (1974)
A pledge of $10,000 in behalf of Ray Madison, owner of Brainerd Recreational Supply, was made to the multi-purpose building fund to Brainerd Ice Arena, Inc.
40 years ago (1965)
More snow. It's pretty, but enough is enough, pretty well sums up the attitude of Brainerd residents as far as snow and winter in general are concerned. Three inches of snow had been recorded here and more was still coming down at noon.
60 years ago (1945)
Mighty Crosby-Ironton was vastly off from last night but thanks to their star player, Jim Malosky, the Rangers went into the state basketball tournament for the second successive year by virtue of a hair-line 31-30 decision over Detroit Lakes.
80 years ago (1925)
Who's who at Brainerd High School. Who is the electrician that repairs our bells when they don't ring? Why, that is Charles Burton, "the human tool-box." Look into his pockets and you'll find there everything from a corkscrew to a buck saw.
100 years ago (1905)
The new fire team was tried out this morning for the first time. They were hitched one at a time with one of the old horses and went like veterans.
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