20 years ago (1983)
Tim Martin and Rick White were rewarded with co-captain letters at the annual Brainerd High School Warrior post-season banquet.
30 years ago (1973)
An estimated 75 grass fire calls involving over 3,000 acres of land have been answered by the Department of Lands and Forestry here in the past two weeks.
40 years ago (1963)
The Crow Wing County Sheriff's office will be equipped with a new truck, complete with two-way radio to help in its efforts to police the hundreds of county lakes.
60 years ago (1943)
Ice cakes in the Mississippi River driven by rising flood waters, carried away a steel and wooden bridge spanning the river one-half mile north of Fort Ripley.
80 years ago (1923)
After a campaign which resulted in the casting of over 3,200 votes, Con O'Brien, general merchant of Brainerd and resident of the city 40 years, was elected mayor.
100 years ago (1903)
A full line of hair switches and pompadours in all colors at Mrs. C. Grandemyers, 612 Front St.
-- Compiled by Bob Turcotte
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