20 years ago (1983)
Rhonda Soderman and Lee Johnson were crowned 1963 Brainerd High School Homecoming Queen and King. The Brainerd Warriors will meet the Cambridge Blue Jackets. A dance will follow in the evening.
30 years ago (1973)
The Central Minnesota Health Planning Council unanimously recommended approval of a request from officials of Bethany Good Samaritan Home for a 30-bed addition.
40 years ago (1963)
Advertised Cox's Bakery Specials
Cookies, 5 dozen for $1, Hamburger buns 4 dozen for $1, Chocolate Brownies a dozen for $ .33.
60 years ago (1943)
Captain Neil Gordon of the State Highway Patrol issued a warning today to motorists in this area that observation of the National 35 mile an hour speed law must be obeyed. Some motorists have been found driving 60 and 70.
80 years ago (1923)
The Brainerd football team journeyed to St. Cloud Friday and suffered defeat at the hands of the down-river team, the score being 50 - 0.
100 years ago (1903)
Adorer (anxiously), "What did your father say?"
Sweet girl, "Oh, he got so angry I was afraid to stay and listen. He's in a perfectly terrible rage. Go in and appease him."
Compiled by Bob Turcotte
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