20 years ago (1981)
Brainerd School District's Administrative gavel passed into new hands as 17-year Superintendent Elliot Whoolery attended his last Brainerd School Board meeting. And, in a related action, the board set the annual salary for his replacement, former Assistant Superintendent Bob Gross.
30 years ago (1971)
Should a public school teacher ever use the classroom as a forum for presenting his own political views? This is the question which has been disturbing Brainerd residents and the school board in recent weeks.
40 years ago (1961)
Paul E. Wind was recently named faithful navigator of the Brainerd Assembly Fourth Degree Knights of Columbus.
60 years ago (1941)
Frost hit in isolated parts of the Brainerd Trade Area last night as 35 degrees was recorded within the city itself.
80 years ago (1921)
What ho! Football season has opened with a bang! Thirty five or forty of the huskiest and most enthusiastic men ever seen on the Brainerd High School Football field turned out Monday night to rough up the old "Rugby."
100 years ago (1901)
A man with the name of George Berry Ayers was picked up by the Fargo police. He claimed that he was a brother of John the Baptist and could raise the dead. It was found that he could not even raise the price.
-- Compiled by Bob Turcotte
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