20 years ago (1988)
Freshman Shelly Breen, scored 20 points to lead the Brainerd Warriors to a 49-39 girls' basketball victory over Wadena in the season opener for both teams.
30 years ago (1978)
More than 60 percent of the Twin Cities bankers expect no improvement in the local economy over the next six months and some believe economic conditions will worsen by next spring. This will definitely affect this general area.
40 years ago (1968)
Only a few months ago there seemed to be a growing fear that downtown Brainerd was slipping while the city's progress was being continued to out lying shopping centers. But that fear now seems to be disappearing. Vacant buildings in the downtown section now are being occupied by new business firms.
60 years ago (1948)
Friday night, Nov. 19.
All you can eat for only $1.25.
Bob's Inn - 305 So. 8th Street.
80 years ago (1928)
While the situation is not considered alarming, no immediate let up is in sight of the measles epidemic which has been general throughout the city and which already has affected over 200 families.
100 years ago (1908)
The ladies of First Baptist Church will have their sale and supper at Walker's Hall, Friday evening. Supper, 25, everyone welcome.
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