20 years ago (1981)
The students, coaches and advisers at Brainerd High School proudly salute National High School Activities Week says Supt. Bob Gross. "They are especially proud of the heritage of the Brainerd Community that promotes and supports student involvement in co-curricular activities," he states.
30 years ago (1971)
For more than half of Brainerd's history Mary Tornstrom was one of the best loved and most admired residents of the community. Her death this week brought recollections to thousands of Brainerd and former residents of kindness which she performed over the years.
40 years ago (1961)
Enthusiastic gang tackling in Saturday's Winona at Bemidji State College Football encounter caught up one of the officials, Brainerd Athletic Director Kermit Aase, in its momentum and resulted in a severe injury to him, a broken ankle.
60 years ago (1941)
Mantoux tests to determine what students react positively for tuberculosis were started in the Brainerd Schools this morning as part of a country-wide program.
80 years ago (1921)
As stated by Flagman Tracy of the Eighth Street Railway Crossing, all flagmen have a new lantern for night signaling of street traffic. The flagmen now carry a red lantern instead of a green lantern.
100 years ago (1901)
Andrew Mead has sold his 40-acre farm, including his personal property, to David Fowler, consideration $1200.
-- Compiled by Bob Turcotte
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