20 years ago (1981)
Tom Breen, averaging 83.3 through nine meets, showed visiting St. Cloud Tech, Elk River and Cambridge golf teams he knows the Brainerd County Club course better than that Monday in leading Coach Bruce Smith's Brainerd High School Warriors to the Central Lakes Conference East Division Golf Title.
30 years ago (1971)
Snow was falling in Brainerd this morning producing slushy sidewalks but the real damage was occurring outside the business district where the heavy snow was bringing tree branches down. Some failures in power and telephone service occurred.
40 years ago (1961)
Thirty new homes costing more than $450,000 were built in Brainerd during the past 12 months while many more were remodeled.
60 years ago (1941)
Purchase of a new police car was voted by the city council last night. To enable the police to more efficiently work toward prompt apprehension of traffic violations, the council decided to accept bids on the new car.
80 years ago (1921)
"Yes," said a Brainerd man who keeps posted on the ladies. "I see the ladies are making five-minute speeches at their meeting. Now if that could only be the rule in a man's home too, limiting the subject under debate, to five minutes."
100 years ago (1901)
Bronson: "My poor old grandmother is dead, and her parrot died the next day."
Daily: "Very strange! The poor bird died of grief, I suppose."
Bronson: "No, I killed it with a poker."
-- Compiled by Bob Turcotte
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