20 years ago (1982)
Brainerd School Superintendent Bob Gross forfeited about a $2,800 salary increase yesterday in an effort to make the public see that school leadership is not exempt from the financial sacrifices that must be made to maintain quality education.
30 years ago (1972)
Scoring well up among the leaders in the MWGA's Class A and B Day Tournaments here Tuesday were these Brainerd County Club representatives: Arla Bollig, Sandy O'Day, Darlene Palmer, Eleanor Anderson, Dorey Frid and Pearl Booth.
40 years ago (1962)
Brainerd would gain 222 new jobs in four years if the four Western railroads seeking merger approval receive it, according to a plan submitted yesterday.
60 years ago (1942)
-- Mel Curz has recently been promoted to rank of sergeant.
-- William "Bill" Graff enlisted in the maritime service at Hoffman Island, N.Y. on May 3.
80 years ago (1922)
Lions Roar Invitation to Buy Buttons! Truckload of them leaped, danced, sang and roared Thursday evening for Tag Days. Friday evening new songs will be sung and new uniforms worn by Lions.
100 years ago (1902)
Six million dollars worth of beer and one million dollars worth of tea and coffee combined in St. Paul in a year. It is difficult to understand what they want with so much tea and coffee.
-- Compiled by Bob Turcotte
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