20 years ago (1982)
Burlington Northern Railroad Shops in Brainerd will close at 7 a.m. tomorrow pending termination of the employee strike that began Sunday.
30 years ago (1972)
The First Congregational Church of Brainerd is 100 years old this summer. A Centennial Banquet has been planned Sept. 30.
40 years ago (1962)
Stafford B. Holmes, supervisor of scheduling and office manager of the Brainerd division of the Northwest Paper Company is retiring October 1.
60 years ago (1942)
The Brainerd area has received 24.72 inches of rainfall since Jan. 1. Of this amount, 22.86 inches of precipitation fell since April 1.
80 years ago (1922)
Driver blames it all on detour. Brainerd's people have gotten mixed up in the detour at Royalton, but no one ever landed in Minneapolis, in trying to detour from Royalton to Little Falls.
100 years ago (1902)
Notice has been posted at the Northern Pacific Shops, which gives out the information that helpers have been given a raise of 10 per day on their salaries.
-- Compiled by Bob Turcotte
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