20 years ago (1987)
Brainerd High School debaters were named the 1987 Champion of the Coon Rapids High School Invitational Debate Tournament at Coon Rapids High School.
30 years ago (1977)
The Crosby Manufacturing firm is estimated at $750,000. The firm manufactures custom molded plastic products and has been in business for about 10 years.
40 years ago (1967)
Sixteen new cars are on display in the corridors of the Brainerd Mall shopping center. The 1968 models are being furnished by members of the Brainerd Auto Dealers Association.
60 years ago (1947)
The first of 1,000 new steel freight cars, to be built at an approximate cost of $4,000,000 will roll off the assembly line at the new $1,800,000 Northern Pacific Shop here Tuesday noon.
80 years ago (1927)
The merger between the Northern Pacific railway and the Great Northern railway would mean much to Brainerd inasmuch as this city would undoubtedly be made the industrial center for the treating of ties.
100 years ago (1907)
$21,000 more in taxes levied. Brainerd must pay that amount in excess of assessments levied last year. Levy will be 41 mills on the dollar as against $31.50 mills last year.
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