20 years ago (1987)
Brainerd Warriors Jared Rothenberger and Brian House teamed up to win the No. 2 doubles championship at the White Bear Lake-Roseville Invitational Saturday.
30 years ago (1977)
The maintenance building of the Burlington Northern Railroad in Brainerd and the Lake Hubert Depot are two of the 35 original watercolor paintings now on exhibition in Minneapolis through May 11.
40 years ago (1967)
Sandra Severt, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Roy F. Severt, has been named Brainerd High School's first Merit Scholar. Merit Scholarships are won on the basis of the nation-wide tests involving hundreds of thousands of student.
60 years ago (1947)
Early gardeners were warned today by the weather bureau to take steps to guard against a heavy frost tonight. The temperatures were below May average in Brainerd with a low of 22 degrees this morning.
80 years ago (1927)
Mrs. Thabes, who is well known for her knowledge of birds, gave talks on birds and bird migration at the high school last Wednesday for the benefit of the biology classes.
100 years ago (1907)
J. C. Wood came up from St. Paul today and went to Crooked Lake to look after his bungalow. He states that snow, which fell a week ago, is still on the ground in St. Paul.
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