20 years ago (1981)
The Brainerd Area Vocational Technical Institute was recently granted the U.S. Secretary's Award for Outstanding Vocational Education Programs.
30 years ago (1971)
Brainerd's City Bus Service beset by some delays, will get under way in the morning. The final contract between the city and Frank Jensen was signed just before noon today.
40 years ago (1961)
A $225.47 gift from the Brainerd Women's Club enabled the Brainerd Library to purchase a Recordak Film file cabinet to file films in for their Recordak film reader.
60 years ago (1941)
-- Miss Mary Jane Nelson, 708 North Seventh Street, is leaving tomorrow for Proctor where she will visit with Miss Mary Schlender for several days.
-- Mrs. Margaret Hoenig and Mrs. Vince Kampmann are spending today in Minneapolis.
80 years ago (1921)
-- President McKinley's life goes out at end of day.
-- Man beloved by all peoples succumbs after a struggle for one week.
-- The spark of life becomes extinct shortly after midnight at Milburn House.
100 years ago (1901)
Reports in the city were that a Ford roadster carrying four people upset on the Oak Street cement paving. The roadster lost three wheels and one of the girls is reported to have broken her arm.
-- Compiled by Bob Turcotte
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