20 years ago (1985)
Swamp weeds in a Baxter wetland area took on a special beauty as a light covering of frost was illuminated by the sunrise. The forecast calls for a low in the upper 30s.
30 years ago (1975)
John Struthers and Al Larson scored a 71 for a two-stroke triumph over Don Henry and Jim Schiller in a special 18-hole play off for the Tuesday night men's two-man golf title.
40 years ago (1965)
The Brainerd area will play hosts to a number of conventioning groups now through October, entertaining social workers and surveyors, librarians and life insurance salesmen.
60 years ago (1945)
Announcement of the purchase of Starrell's Cafe was made by Earle Akre, owner of Quality Bakery, Brainerd, and the Dutch Oven, Nisswa.
80 years ago (1925)
Brainerd High School football team will play eight games this fall according to a schedule made public by Superintendent W.C. Cobb. The games will be played with Staples, Aitkin, Crosby-Ironton, and Little Falls.
100 years ago (1905)
The Schenago Furnace Company, according to reports, have struck iron ore on Section 22, which is about four miles from Brainerd.
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