20 years ago (1987)
Lloyd and Evelyn St. Onge of 2712 Barrows Ave. Southwest were singled out as outstanding foster parents in Crow Wing County. The couple have been foster parents for more than 18 years and have taken care of 53 children over the years.
30 years ago (1977)
Tackle Greg Petrie of Brainerd was rewarded for his outstanding performance against Willmar last week by being named to WCCO Radio's "Prep Parade" all-state football team of the week.
40 years ago (1967)
Workers at the Brainerd Northern Pacific Railway Shops haven't been affected yet by the elimination of 98 shop craft jobs. According to the railway company, the jobs included 40 in St. Paul and 58 in other facilities.
60 years ago (1947)
Approximately 4,000 Crow Wing County rural farming folk attended the third annual Brainerd Civic Association's Farmers' Party.
80 years ago (1927)
The big question today is "Do we believe in Brainerd?" Are we proud of the fact that our homes, our businesses and dear ones are a part of this Minnesota's most beautiful city?
100 years ago (1907)
Local news: There are rumors of a wedding on the south side tonight.
E.C. Bane went to Blackduck today to see if he could get some ducks.
The fire boys had a new team out this morning giving them some exercise. They are certainly a handsome team.
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