20 years ago (1983)
Company is coming this weekend and we really ought to clean up and prepare for their arrival. This weekend is the official opening of the tourist season in our lakes area.
30 years ago (1973)
Trailing 4-2 into the fifth inning at Detroit Lakes, Coach Lowell Scearcy's Brainerd High School Warriors rallied for three runs to take the lead and Pitcher Alan Wallace, recorded his fifth win of the season.
40 years ago (1963)
Possible freezing weather is predicted here tonight as a mass of cold air sweeping in from the north covered the eastern slopes of the Rockies and Northern Plains.
60 years ago (1943)
Remember the night that we beat C-I in the closing minutes of the football game by a pass from Slaby to Gardner? That made it a tie and Gardner came through again to kick the extra point.
80 years ago (1923)
That a large auditorium and an athletic stadium, the cost of which will total two million dollars, is an assured fact for the University of Minnesota, was the keynote of the message brought to Brainerd by representatives of the drive.
100 years ago (1903)
"We used to miss that accommodation train every morning."
"What do you do now that they have taken it off?"
"Why, we miss it more than ever."
-- Compiled by Bob Turcotte
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