20 years ago (1983)
The Brainerd High School Kixters took first place among 23 teams at the recent University of Minnesota danceline competition. They are coached by Cindy Clough, and Amy Heikkenen is the captain.
30 years ago (1973)
Brainerd residents will vote again next month on a new city charter with success probably hinging on provisions involving the water and light board, the mill levy limit, and the proposal to create a city administrator's office.
40 years ago (1963)
Little Kari Jane Melby, 9-month old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Joe Melby, met her first jack-0-lantern face to face. Kari is unperturbed by the pumpkin, but deeply interested.
60 years ago (1943)
Dispatch Headlines: Germans in Full Flight. Allies Cracking Nazi Lines on Road to Rome. Berlin Shocked by Results of Moscow Meeting.
80 years ago (1923)
The Brainerd Exchange Club, composed of employees of the local Telephone Exchange, held a Halloween party at the home of H. D. Hoffmann, 923 Fir Street. The club turned out 100 percent. There being some 40 present.
100 years ago (1903)
Louis De Mules was in the city this noon for a short time between trains, leaving on No. 6 for his home in St. Cloud.
--Compiled by Bob Turcotte
Brainerd Dispatch ©2013. All Rights Reserved.