20 years ago (1987)
People who have not paid their overdue parking fines at the Brainerd Police Department should be prepared to go to court.
30 years ago (1977)
Feeling a tight financial squeeze, the Brainerd City Council chopped nearly $314,000 from its proposed $5.3 million budget for 1978.
40 years ago (1967)
Last night's light rainfall has not alleviated the forest fire threat in this area. The forestry department here said that .04 of an inch was recorded in Brainerd.
60 years ago (1947)
The Brainerd Civic Association is to be congratulated upon its election as its president of John Aiton. He is stepping into a spot left vacant by Clyde R. Gorham, whose shoes will not be easy to fill.
80 years ago (1927)
All Brainerd Scout troops will be meeting within the next few days in preparation for a mighty interesting Scout year. Several troops will have new leaders and one troop has a sponsoring institution.
100 years ago (1907)
Every man in the boiler shops laid down tools at 8 o'clock this morning as part of general strike. They went out from orders in St. Paul.
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