20 years ago (1980)
Cheryl Wentworth was crowned Homecoming Queen and Keith Holtan was crowned Homecoming King during ceremonies at the high school last night.
30 years ago (1970)
Tent city is in operation to handle Donnybrooke Race Course campers this weekend, but the overall issue of whether it will be in existence another season is still unsettled.
40 years ago (1960)
Kids will be kids -- and fund raisers. That was the consensus of a number of Brainerd parents following Saturday's Southside Carnival that netted $39.20 for the YMCA Building fund drive. Sixteen youngsters promoted the carnival.
60 years ago (1940)
J.K. Tinkelpaugh, Brainerd trap shooter, broke 50 straight clay birds to outshoot 86 other Minnesota shooters and win the annual Hunters Special Shoot at Uncle Tom's Gun Club Sunday.
80 years ago (1920)
Dealers motoring to the Fordson demonstration at Brainerd came from Walker, Wadena, Aitkin, Little Falls, Bemidji, Morris, Eagle Bend, Glenwood, St. Cloud and many more cities. The Fordson Tractor and Implement Demonstration was under the auspices of Woodhead Motor Co.
100 years ago (1900)
Mr. and Mrs. Jack Frost left their cards on the pumpkin vines Monday morning, announcing that they would be here to stay in the near future.
-- Compiled by Bob Turcotte
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