20 years ago (1982)
Nature's fall paintbrush is reflected in the Mississippi River near Ahren's Hill. The blue sky of autumn emphasizes central Minnesota's annual explosion of color.
30 years ago (1972)
Newly elected Rotary Club officers are: Dale Nathan, director; Ken Wolleat, president; Ray Hoffman, vice president; John Stensrud, recording secretary; Dick Larson, secretary; Einer Anderson, past president and John Fitzpatrick, past director.
40 years ago (1962)
Even 100 yards in penalties and three fumbles couldn't deter the Washington High School Warriors from their determination for a homecoming victory and a stop to Aitkin's unbeaten ways at Roosevelt Field. Brainerd came through with a 28-0 victory.
60 years ago (1942)
Brainerd is scrapping its metal for victory today. From almost every household, industry and business scrap metal was pouring into the salvage coffers in the biggest city-wide scrap metal drive ever staged in this area.
80 years ago (1922)
Lumber was being sent to the foundry buildings of the Parker & Topping Company to board it up. The foundry workers who went out on strike in June will have no opportunity to come back as there will be no local foundry operating.
100 years ago (1902)
"I hear you were on Jury duty all last week."
"Tedious, wasn't' it?"
"It certainly was trying."
-- Compiled by Bob Turcotte
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