20 years ago (1987)
Kidstop is the catchy name for a new program in the Brainerd School District. The program that will be offered at Lincoln Elementary School here this year will provide after school care through the cooperation of the school district and the St. Cloud Boys' and Girls Club.
30 years ago (1977)
Leo Marchel's low gross 38 and low nets of 31 by Harry Schoen and 33 by Gordie Peterson helped Brainerd Country Club golfers to a victory over Deerwood at the Cuyuna Golf Course.
40 years ago (1967)
Janet Huston of Brainerd was among those students chosen for honorable mention in the 21st annual essay contest for Minnesota High School students sponsored by the Minnesota Police and Peace Officers Association.
60 years ago (1947)
Brainerd area weekend Labor Day celebrations will get underway tonight with a dance at the Brainerd Armory and will continue through Sunday and all day Monday, ending in a smashing crescendo Labor Day night when a gigantic display of fireworks will illuminate the city's skies.
80 years ago (1927)
The Brainerd Country Club is preparing for the big event of the season, the Cup Tournament, next Saturday and Monday. An entrance fee of 50 cents will be charged and the money will be used for prizes.
100 years ago (1907)
Under the contract with the machinists they and their apprentices and helpers will hereafter work only nine hours. Machinists here will get 40 cents per hour.
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