20 years ago (1982)
Marvin Campbell, president of the Citizens State Bank of Brainerd, was recently presented the 1982 Communications Achievement Award by the Paul Bunyan Toastmasters Club.
30 years ago (1972)
It was announced this week that at their recent annual Stockholders Meeting held in Minneapolis, Stewart C. Mills Jr. of Brainerd was elected president of Mid States Distributing Co. Mills is a graduate of Brainerd High School, Brainerd Junior College and Hamline University.
40 years ago (1962)
Another plea for a halt in the rising tax load on lakeshore property is being circulated in the state. Rising lakeshore taxes are becoming a real problem in counties such as Crow Wing County.
60 years ago (1942)
A class for waitresses and general help at resorts and hotels will be opened Tuesday in Washington High School under the sponsorship of the Minnesota Department of Education, Crow Wing County Tourist Association, State Conservation Commission and NYA.
80 years ago (1922)
It was a gala day at the grand reopening of the Woolworth Five and Ten Cent store. Manager J.W. Rand just beamed smiles all day long, and the way the cash registers clicked sounded like turnstiles operating at the State Fair.
100 years ago (1902)
Miss Reddick, a teacher in the public schools of Aitkin, passed through the city this afternoon en route to Minneapolis where she will visit for a short time.
-- Compiled by Bob Turcotte
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