20 years ago (1982)
Brainerd senior citizens moved one step closer to acquiring the old fire hall when they gained the support of a Brainerd City Council committee Friday afternoon.
30 years ago (1972)
Gerald Vanek, a Hopkins native who has built a 125-30 record in high school basketball coaching at Wood Lake and Renville, is the new cage mentor of the Brainerd High School Warriors succeeding "Corky" Johnson.
40 years ago (1962)
Committees to make recommendations for a good government scholarship have been named at the three high schools of Crow Wing County. Serving as co-chairman of the dinner is Mrs. Arthur Turcotte, Brainerd. Mrs. Turcotte is county vice chairwoman for the county Republican Party.
60 years ago (1942)
Less than one-half of the children in Brainerd Schools, are drinking milk made available to them under the Penny Milk Program. A major issue in the entire program is to encourage school children to drink more milk regularly each day and to form milk drinking habits that will stay with them through life.
80 years ago (1922)
Clay has been spread on seven greens at the Brainerd Country Club. Play may be rough on the first two as the surfacing has not been made but they can be used.
100 years ago (1902)
-- Mr. Stowe is putting an addition to his home.
-- Mr. Leckliter's new team are high steppers and handle a rig in pretty good shape.
-- Compiled by Bob Turcotte
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