20 years ago (1987)
Jerry Pflepsen defeated Mike Owens in a sudden death playoff to win the shortstop golf tournament at Brainerd Country Club.
30 years ago (1977)
A pay raise for council members and the mayor is being considered. Right now, members of the city council receive $125 per month and the mayor receives $175.
40 years ago (1967)
Clair Olson, district manager of the J.C. Penney Company, announced today the appointment of John Struthers, present manager of the J.C. Penney Company downtown store, as manager of the new J.C. Penney Company store.
60 years ago (1947)
Several members of Amelia Earhart Flight Troop 5, Brainerd Senior Girl Scouts and their leaders, are scheduled to leave Brainerd Monday morning on a trip.
80 years ago (1927)
Marvin Nutting left for Wadena last night where he will play on the ball team.
We suppose when the Brainerd delegation gets back from Little Falls, it will have a strained neck from watching Lindbergh perform his aerial stunts.
100 years ago (1907)
William Wood, the well known lumberman, was severely hurt in a runaway near the lath mill at Rice Lake. He is still in the hospital but is getting along nicely.
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