20 years ago (1981)
The familiar Christmas season sound of Salvation Army bells will be heard starting Nov. 27. The bell ringers will be seeking contributions for their kettles with a goal of $20,000 this year.
30 years ago (1971)
Marvin R. Campbell, president of Citizens State Bank, was elected chairman of the board of directors of Camp Confidence at the annual meeting.
40 years ago (1961)
The weatherman looked today up and into the future one day, then predicted that up to four inches of snow would be on the ground over most of Minnesota by tomorrow.
60 years ago (1941)
Several Brainerd women are entering their crochet work in the fifth annual nation-wide crochet contest to be judged in New York.
80 years ago (1921)
-- Teachers from Pillager and Motley were shopping in Brainerd Saturday.
-- The Ransford Taxi boasts of two closed cars, making winter traveling most comfortable.
100 years ago (1901)
They say it is a poor rule that will not work both ways, but we have yet to hear of the hunter who took a shot at a man and killed a deer. Statistics show that in this instance the rule is a dead letter.
-- Compiled by Bob Turcotte
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