20 years ago (1982)
Two attempts to change the Brainerd City Charter were shot down as council members failed to reach unanimous agreement on an expanded Water and Light Board or a public safety director.
30 years ago (1972)
The debate over late activity buses came to an end last night when the board voted to institute the service throughout the district.
40 years ago (1962)
With the top six players gone from a squad which won 47 of 64 games in the past three seasons, veteran Fred Kellett, beginning his 15th campaign as basketball coach at Washington High School, took his first look at 1962-63 candidates today.
60 years ago (1942)
Construction of a spray-skim milk products plant for the manufacture of powdered milk, to be built at a cost of $250,000 will be launched in Brainerd beginning Monday morning.
80 years ago (1922)
When the Publicity Committee of the Chamber of Commerce backed by The Brainerd Dispatch took up a campaign for the extension of the tourist season into September and October, it started something.
100 years ago (1902)
The weather man has been very considerate in delaying genuine winter weather until coal has been received.
-- Compiled by Bob Turcotte
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