20 years ago (1988)
Sabra Abbott of Lowell Elementary School in Brainerd won the annual poster contest for fifth- and sixth-grade pupils sponsored by the Crow Wing Soil and Water Conservation District. This year's theme was "The Land Alive with Wildlife."
30 years ago (1978)
The Crosby City Council last night formally accepted the Jessie Hallett Memorial Library as a gift from E.W. Hallett in memory of his late wife. Construction of the $300,000 facility is expected to be completed in June.
40 years ago (1968)
A pair of juniors, Don Endres and Chuck Miller, and senior Paul Stoneberg have been named tri-captains for the 1968-69 Brainerd High School Cinder Team.
60 years ago (1948)
Over $70,000 worth of building and repair work has been started in the city of Brainerd since the first of the year.
80 years ago (1928)
At last! Electric toaster, 98. Toasts two slices of bread at one time. Gamble stores.
100 years ago (1908)
W.M. Vogel to succeed Hanft. Former teacher in Little Falls. Elected principal of the high school in Brainerd. The salary to be paid to Mr. Vogel will be $1,125 per year.
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