20 years ago (1984)
A plaque as a token of appreciation from the Mahlum Hanson VFW Post and Auxiliary Club was recently presented to Earl Johnson, owner of KLIZ radio in Brainerd. The award was given for Johnson's years of dedication to the Voice of Democracy speech contest.
30 years ago (1974)
The Crosby-Ironton Rangers put it all together at C-I as they accomplished the seldom duplicated feat of shutting out the Bemidji Lumberjacks 20-0.
40 years ago (1964)
With walleye angling reported spotty at Gull Lake the past week, bass fishing has taken over the spotlight with a number of six and near six-pounders reported taken in this area.
60 years ago (1944)
There are 642 students enrolled at the Washington Senior High School here. This year's enrollment is below that of last year.
80 years ago (1924)
Adv. New fur-trimmed coats $29.50. O'Brien Mercantile Co. Brainerd.
100 years ago (1904)
Large watermelons 20 each, Concord grapes 40 basket, Bananas 20 per dozen, Beef steak 10 per pound, Boiling beef 5 per pound.
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