20 years ago (1983)
Nancy Fleischhacker and Nina Borgwarth of Brainerd High School won events in a 14-team track and field invitational at St. Cloud State University Saturday. Fleishhacker paced the shot put with a toss of 48 feet, Borgwarth's clocking of 8.4 seconds led the 55-meter dash.
30 years ago (1973)
Michael Smith, chairman of the Music Department at the Brainerd State Junior College will conduct the annual Clinic Concert at the Staples High School on Thursday, March 29th.
40 years ago (1963)
Ted Lasar and Meth Porwoll, of Mills Motor, Inc., Brainerd, will be presented Ford Motor Company's Sales Award at a banquet at the Leamington Hotel, Minneapolis on Saturday.
60 years ago (1943)
An increase of $20 in the tuition fee for students at the Brainerd Junior College was voted last night at a special meeting of the Board of Education. The fee now is $80 a year.
80 years ago (1923)
It's not what you know, but what you do with what you know, that makes what you know worth anything.
100 years ago (1903)
Teacher: "Can any little girl tell me who was Columbus?"
Sadie: (Frantically snapping her fingers) "I know."
Teacher: "Well, Sadie?"
Sadie: "Columbus, the gem of the ocean."
-- Compiled by Bob Turcotte
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