20 years ago (1981)
George Bedard, longtime area civic leader and businessman, recently received the "Making the Good Life Better" award from Brainerd Area Community Action.
30 years ago (1971)
An 8-0 lead, coming early in the first period before a drizzle turned into a steady rain through the final three stanzas, and a defense which didn't permit Aitkin inside the 35-yard-line helped the Brainerd Warriors struggle to a 22-0 triumph over the Gobblers.
40 years ago (1961)
Brainerd's City Council decided last night to study building permit regulations pertaining to the construction of fallout shelters here. Thirty shelters have been built or are being constructed here.
60 years ago (1941)
A recommendation that 10-minute parking places be established on streets in the business section of Brainerd was made last night by the Crow Wing County Safety Council.
80 years ago (1921)
A pretty little daughter was born Saturday evening to Mr. and Mrs. James Richards. Mrs. Richards was formerly Miss Geraldine Fleming and is a daughter of Mrs. W.A. Fleming.
100 years ago (1901)
A number from this locality spent the day at Garrison Saturday, attending the horse sale, many of them buying broncos.
-- Compiled by Bob Turcotte
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