20 years ago (1987)
There are signs of life in the BN railroad company, that once employed 1,200 workers in Brainerd, where today fewer than 200 are working. Technology and modern management methods have given the firm a new lease on life.
30 years ago (1977)
Maude Mannis, secretary of the Board of Realtors for many years, was honored recently by area Realtors during a luncheon at Van's Cafe.
40 years ago (1967)
Minnesota Natural Gas Company will hold the "Grand Opening" of its new divisional headquarters at 424 Front Street tomorrow.
60 years ago (1947)
A bobcat measuring approximately 5 feet in length was killed last night by Fred Jones in the Gull Lake locality. The animal was found in timberland along the lake.
80 years ago (1927)
Ten lettermen and 24 recruits will line up this season under the colors of the Brainerd High School to do battle on the gridiron for the district football honors. W.E. Kasch is the coach.
100 years ago (1907)
Conductor Bush reports that it was snowing heavily when the M & I passenger left Gemmell this morning. Reports show flurries of snow at all points north of Bemidji.
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