20 years ago (1984)
Robert Claxton, a chemistry teacher at Brainerd High School, is one of six finalists in the Minnesota Teacher of the Year contest.
30 years ago (1974)
The Finance Committee of the Brainerd School Board, meeting in a joint session with the committee representatives, recommended a 1974-75 school budget totalling $11,215,034. The budget shows an increase of $7,33,580 over the budget last year.
40 years ago (1964)
Twenty-eight counties were listed as drought emergency areas by Gov. Karl Rolvaag today as eligible for emergency haying and grazing. The counties include Crow Wing and Aitkin.
60 years ago (1944)
The Misses Dolores and Harriet Palmquist and Joyce Bedal will spend the weekend in the Twin Cities.
80 years ago (1924)
Mrs. Click: "I suppose the boys in the Army get terribly tired at times."
Mrs. Clack: "Yes, I guess they do, but you know they always have fatigue clothes to wear."
100 years ago (1904)
250 cases -- Fine fresh peaches, 85 cents a crate
-- E.C. Bang
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