20 years ago (1988)
The Crosby-Ironton Football Field was dedicated in John Davies honor Friday. In 18 years as C-I coach, Davies won 10 mid-state conference titles.
30 years ago (1978)
Saturday, September 30th
Octoberfest sponsored by the Brainerd Jaycees.
Octoberfest begins at 3 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 20 at the corner of Seventh and Laurel.
40 years ago (1968)
Ray Toumi is new president of the Crow Wing Oilmens Club. He succeeds Harold Rademacher. Other new officers are George Nagorski, vice president; Derrill Holland, secretary; and Wayne Cummins, treasurer.
60 years ago (1948)
Brainerds Warriors retained possession of Oscar the Little Brown Jug. When using their favorite play, they scored a second quarter touchdown to administer a 7-0 defeat to the Crosby-Ironton Rangers.
80 years ago (1928)
Clean football coupled with strategic plays gave the Brainerd High School football squad a moral victory over the St. Cloud Cathedral when coach Kaschs men evened their opponents by the count of 6 to 6.
100 years ago (1908)
Nearly 60 went to Aitkin today to witness the football game, the team having gone down this morning. The Brainerd team is a fast one and it is expected that they will win the game.
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