20 years ago (1981)
Brainerd Warriors defeated Melrose 3-2. The win, 19th in succession this season for Coach Lowell Scearcy's Warriors, gives them the South Region 8AA Crown and the right to host North Champion Moorhead here Tuesday for the right to advance to the state meet.
30 years ago (1971)
The mouth of the lion. The Brainerd Lions drinking fountain in front of the Brainerd Chamber of Commerce office was obtained through Lions International. A sign behind the fountain reads, "World's Best Drink."
40 years ago (1961)
Washington High School Seniors will close out their secondary education with graduation exercises tomorrow in the school gymnasium. About 284 are expected to receive diplomas.
60 years ago (1941)
Publicizing Brainerd as site for the State Convention of 1944 in this city, a large local delegation headed by the Ladies' Drum and Bugle Corps will attend the 1941 Minnesota Fire Department Convention program in Alexandria, June 9, 10 and 11.
80 years ago (1921)
In line with the Northern Pacific Railway Company's plans for preparing for a heavy crop movement, they are authorized to increase forces of the Car Department 50 men. This will increase the shop's payroll $7,250.
100 years ago (1901)
Now California is using Minnesota frogs for stocking the frog farms of that state. Minnesota excels in everything, bullfrogs included.
-- Compiled by Bob Turcotte
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