20 years ago (1988)
As a freshman Julie Beasley already was one of the Brainerd Warriors top divers but behind Mary Houle and Toni Walker. With Houle and Walker having graduated, Beasley went on to shatter both records in three days.
30 years ago (1978)
Brainerd area residents took part recently in the state-wide Bike-a-thon for diabetes raising about $1,300. Thirty-three riders ranging in age from 6 to 41 participated in the ride.
40 years ago (1968)
The Brainerd water tower can be restored to a city landmark that is structurally safe for somewhere in the vicinity of $30,000 it was revealed at a city council meeting.
60 years ago (1948)
S.R. Prindle president of the Jr. Chamber of Commerce announced that the Junior Chamber will conduct a paper pick-up campaign on Sunday, Oct. 10. Team captains are Charles Russell, Bob Turcotte, Joe Warrick and Don Sande.
80 years ago (1928)
Personal and Local News:
Mrs. Joe Hebert returned last evening from Aitkin where she has been the past week.
Archie Falconer and George H. Falconer are business visitors in Duluth.
Clyde E. Parker returned from a business trip to Minneapolis last evening.
100 years ago (1908)
Homestead 1601 B.A.Y. will give a magazine dance in Odd Fellows Hall on Thursday evening. Good music will be in attendance and tickets will be 25 cents each
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