20 years ago (1984)
A scaled-down version of a plan to put idle railroad employees to work for the city was revived by the city council. An agreement would allow Burlington Northern employees to work in clerical or park and recreation posts.
30 years ago (1974)
Jack Fish, formerly assistant principal at Franklin Junior High will replace Bob Gross as head of Washington. Gross was named recently as assistant superintendent.
40 years ago (1964)
Nearly seven inches of rain has fallen in Brainerd during the month of August. This is nearly twice as much as normal rainfall for the month.
60 years ago (1944)
S/Sgt. Roy Schellin, a ball-turret gunner on a B-17 bomber, who holds probably the greatest number of decorations of any Crow Wing County soldier will soon be home to visit his parents.
80 years ago (1924)
At the Rotary Club luncheon on Tuesday Dr. R.A. Beise outlined the proposed plan to distribute five thousand peony roots in the city of Brainerd.
100 years ago (1904)
School will begin next Tuesday in District 1. It will be taught by F.N. Burrall.
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