20 years ago (1989)
Potentially heavy city losses on the BITC Inc. project loomed when County Assessor Martyn Schmidt's revised market value came in below the amount necessary to generate enough taxes to repay the city's investment.
30 years ago (1979)
The spiraling cost of gasoline resulted in a request from the school district's bus operator, Reichert Bus Service, for financial assistance. The board agreed to help as gas costs have risen 6 cents from 65 cents per gallon to nearly 71 cents per gallon.
40 years ago (1969)
An estimated 1,100 members attended the annual meeting of the Crow Wing Coop Power and Light Company, which was held at the Brainerd National Guard Armory. Three incumbents were re-elected to the board.
60 years ago (1949)
An Ironton miner was killed in a cave-in at the 450-foot level of the Inland Steel Company mine on the Cuyuna Range. The accident occurred at 6:30 p.m. yesterday.
80 years ago (1929)
The Arthur Hartmann Quartet, world celebrated string quartet, will appear at the Elks Hall under the auspices of the Brainerd Musical Club. They have performed extensively in the New York City area.
100 years ago (1909)
The construction gang, which is working for the contractors who will erect the tower and tank for the fire protection system at the tie treating plant, is in the city. It is expected the tank will be completed in a few weeks.
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