20 years ago (1988)
Lisa Peterson, who hopes to someday set up a veterinary practice in Montana, was crowned Miss Pequot Lakes Sunday Night. The daughter of Bruce and Lanette Peterson received her crown from Jodie Tweed, the 1987 queen.
30 years ago (1978)
Dick Volkmuth, owner of Office Supply Center, officially took over as the president of the Brainerd Area Chamber of Commerce. Roger Best is the outgoing president.
40 years ago (1968)
There will be a Halloween party for all youngsters between 5 and 12 years of age at the YMCA. There will be prizes for best costumes and a ghost walk, etc.
60 years ago (1948)
Brainerd residents were urged to conserve electricity in every possible way. The power shortage is a result of the long drought in Minnesota that has sharply curtailed the amount of electric power which can be generated by water power.
80 years ago (1928)
Russell Fitzsimmons, Carney Peterson, Ray Vogel and Chester Benson returned last night from a weekend trip to Ortonville where they hunted Chinese pheasants.
100 years ago (1908)
The stove for George West's restaurant was put in place today.
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