20 years ago (1981)
Triumphs in the first four singles and first two doubles gave Brainerd Community College Raiderettes a 6 to 3 victory here Friday over Lakewood. "Leesha Flanagan was really on top of her game, her net game was excellent," says the coach of No. 1 singles player Leesha Flanagan's 6-0, 6-0 win.
30 years ago (1971)
Rep. Don Samuelson said today that the House Appropriations Committee of which he is a member, last night approved $475,227 for construction of a student center at Brainerd State Junior College and $266,195 for construction and remodeling at the Brainerd State Hospital.
40 years ago (1961)
-- Save at Stenrud's Hardware and Garden Store during the Spring Savings Spree.
-- Let's go ... Bargains at Cunningham's Clothing Store.
-- Extra Value Days at Korner Drug.
60 years ago (1941)
Once more Brainerd High School's musical units have faced stiff tests and come through with flying colors. The record of eight "excellents" in 11 events gained at the St. Cloud district music contest is one which is a tribute to students and their instructors.
80 years ago (1921)
Travelers for the cities should make a note of the fact, as one man expressed it, that the 5:35 a.m. will leave at 4:20 a.m., the 1 a.m. train for Bemidji will leave at 12:15 a.m. This starts May 1 and if you don't remember the new timetable you will surely get left in Brainerd.
100 years ago (1901)
-- Miss Lilly Atwater is very sick at the present writing.
-- M.D. Butterfield is in Walker serving on the jury.
-- Mrs. J.P. Atwater is convalescent, after a protracted illness.
-- Compiled by Bob Turcotte
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