20 years ago (1983)
Mark Vanek tossed a one-hitter, striking out 10, and a sacrifice fly by Greg Shifflett, in the second inning got him the winning run in an 8-0 Central American Legion League win for Brainerd at Motley.
30 years ago (1973)
Jamie Kennedy's four years of high school German will get a real test in the next two weeks as she travels to Germany to begin her stay there as an AFS student.
40 years ago (1963)
Bar Harbor presents former Stan Kenton drummer and his music for dancing nightly for the summer.
Rib Steaks, 95
Fish, Walleye Pike, 95
60 years ago (1943)
The Brainerd area experienced the hottest day of the present season Friday when temperatures climbed to 88 degrees. Heavy rains fell during the night.
80 years ago (1923)
Friday evening a large group of people interested in a permanent Boy Scout organization for Brainerd and Crow Wing County will meet in the Iron Exchange hall and make preparations for the drive which will be started next week.
100 years ago (1903)
The game between the Elks and the high school teams was enjoyed by a large crowd. The final score was 8 to 2 in favor of the Elks. J.H. Murphy is said to have been the only one to make an error in the ball game. He fell off the bench.
-- Compiled by Bob Turcotte
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