20 years ago (1985)
Alderman Denny Martin was the bearer of bad news Monday as he informed Brainerd City Council members that city insurance premiums are expected to increase considerably next year.
30 years ago (1975)
Most improved averages on the Brainerd golf course during the 1974 season earned Larry Schmidt and Joyce Turcotte Golf Digest Magazine mention and certificates.
40 years ago (1965)
Dick Chapman, WCCO Radio newscaster and quizmaster, will be the featured speaker at the annual Resorter's Dinner which will be held at the Elks Lodge Tuesday evening.
60 years ago (1945)
Brainerd's only winner in the Central Eight Track Meet was Bill Maxe in the shot put who won with a heave of 39.7". Maxe also came through with a third place in the discus.
80 years ago (1925)
Brainerd High School Brainonian:
Some boys are like dollar watches. They have two hands but don't work.
That girl thinks that the charge of the light brigade is a gas bill.
100 years ago (1905)
A man got off something the other day that sounded like true talk. He said, "Man is made of dust. Along comes the sprinkling cart of fate and his name is mud."
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