20 years ago (1980)
By a 3-1 vote, the county commissioners passed a resolution that all lots near slack pool areas (still water) of the river must be a minimum of five acres with 330 feet of frontage.
30 years ago (1970)
-- Vikings' Ed Sharockman named player of the week.
-- Broken wrist benches Namath
-- Warrior Harriers District Champs; Ev Anderson first
40 years ago (1960)
Miss Julienne Solheim and Miss Trudy Enlund, regular members of the Washington High School band which is directed by Dan C. Campbell, have been chosen to play in the Minnesota All-State High School band which will present a concert on Friday, Oct. 21, in St. Paul.
60 years ago (1940)
"Lion Ebert" gets double response at meetings of the Brainerd Lions Club each Wednesday evening. For the first time in history, the Brainerd club has a father and son combination -- Al, the father, and Richard, the son.
80 years ago (1920)
Oak Street paving with half of the street finished came to a halt on Wednesday when material ran out. The contractors will resume next spring. As far as laid, the paving appears to be of excellent quality.
100 years ago (1900)
Mr. and Mrs. E.M. Westfall while on their way to Gardner Hall on Tuesday evening fell down the open stairway in front of D.M. Clark's Store. Both were quite badly bruised. These steps are dangerous and should be protected at night.
-- Compiled by Bob Turcotte
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