20 years ago (1984)
Brainerd Community Action recently presented an $800 scholarship check to the Brainerd Area Vocational Technical Institute in the name of Pete Humphrey, 1983 Brainerd Citizen of the Year.
30 years ago (1974)
Louis J. Filippi, industrial arts teacher at Little Falls Middle School at Little Falls received the Outstanding Industrial Arts Teacher of the Year award for Minnesota at the 36th Annual Convention of the American Industrial Arts Association here today.
40 years ago (1964)
"Brainerd Beautiful," a city and country-wide beautification project involving planting of flowering crabapple trees is being continued this year by the Brainerd Garden Flower Society. More than 150 flowering crabapple trees were planted in this area last spring.
60 years ago (1944)
Around town Brainerd area chatter: We can best contribute to our boys out there fighting this time so that there will never be a next time by assuming part of the responsibility necessarily a part of war - The purchasing of more and more war bonds.
80 years ago (1924)
Capt. Billy Fawcett topped the shooters at the Ft. Snelling Traps Sunday, making a perfect score of 50 in the regular event.
100 years ago (1904)
Ed Murphy drew the lucky number at Louis Homan's Palace of Sweets last evening which entitles him to a free trip to the St. Louis Exposition. There was one hundred tickets which a person was entitled to draw from with the purchase of candy.
--Compiled by Bob Turcotte
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