20 years ago (1983)
Dee Lepper was medalist with an 88 while Doray Frid, also of Brainerd, had a low net score of 65 to lead eight flights of Brainerd Women's Invitational play at Brainerd Golf Course.
30 years ago (1973)
A tornado that roared like "40 freight trains," cut a swath of destruction for 10 miles from Eagle Lake to Bay Lake causing heavy property damage.
40 years ago (1963)
Joyce Maureen Trask, Miss Brainerd of 1963, will compete in the Miss Minnesota State Finals Pageant to be held at Rochester.
60 years ago (1943)
The Brainerd City Council by a vote of two-thirds of its membership has power to cause vacation of any street in the city under the provision of the city charter.
80 years ago (1923)
Very little inconvenience was experienced by tourists camping at the Brainerd campsite in Friday night's storm. No tents were blown down by the wind.
100 years ago (1903)
The Ladies of White Cross Temple No. 6, will give a dancing party in Castle Hall, Columbian Block, tomorrow evening. All are cordially invited. Ice cream and cake will be served. Tickets 25 each.
-- Compiled by Bob Turcotte
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