20 years ago (1984)
The Brainerd High School Debate Team competed in the Forest Lake Invitational Debate Tournament. The varsity team of Dan Boberg and Judy Jackson completed an overall record of 3-3 in six rounds of competition.
30 years ago (1974)
Summer school field trips to Yellowstone National Park, Montana, the Grand Teton Mountains and Mexico were discussed at a meeting of the school board Curriculum Committee.
40 years ago (1964)
A 70-foot high white spruce tree from the farm of an almost-blind Backus farmer will grace the Minnesota state Capitol during the Christmas season.
60 years ago (1944)
Approximately a car load of scrap paper had been collected at noon today. About 30 boys and 15 trucks took part in the drive.
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