20 years ago (1984)
The Washington High School Class of 1939 had its 45th reunion on July 26-27, with 103 people in attendance. Edward Orman acted as master of ceremony during the second night in the Viking Room.
30 years ago (1974)
The Brainerd Education Association bargaining agent for teachers here, and the Brainerd School Board, came to terms on a 12 percent increase in the 1974-75 teachers salary package.
40 years ago (1964)
A soaking statewide rain spread over Minnesota Thursday. Rainfall reports here said that 1.46 inches of rain fell in Brainerd last night, while too late to help most cornfields, the moisture was welcome.
60 years ago (1944)
From the looks of the crowds Club LaGuyal is playing to more people in Brainerd than "Going My Way," is drawing in Minneapolis. Every time you stop in the place it has a good crowd. It's just a good broad jump from town.
80 years ago (1924)
The Crow Wing County Garden Flower Society will hold their first show of garden flowers at the Webb Building, Front Street, on Thursday afternoon and Friday of this week.
100 years ago (1904)
Meats are getting cheaper. Fine beef steak 10 pound, Fine boiling beef 5 pound.
--Compiled by Bob Turcotte
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