20 years ago (1987)
Brainerd has received a $40,000 grant from the Governor's Community Energy Program to be used in energy conservation projects.
30 years ago (1977)
The state has approved a $1.2 million revenue bond issue to finance the expansion of St. Joseph's Hospital by the Benedictine Sister's Benevolent Association. Construction is slated for completion in November 1978.
40 years ago (1967)
There is no snow on the ground, but Christmas decorations are going up in Brainerd. The lights will be turned on Thanksgiving night.
60 years ago (1947)
It appeared today that between 1,500 and 2,000 Brainerd area rural school children will swell Kris Kringle's ranks this year at the annual rural children's Christmas party Dec. 6.
80 years ago (1927)
On Tuesday a meeting was held for the officers and advisers of the different classes and clubs of Brainerd High. Miss Tornstrom gave a talk on the management of the finances. She said that before any money is spent the members should find out just how much they can afford to spend and then keep inside the limit.
100 years ago (1907)
Was there a football game? Exhibition on Sunday was too one-sided to fairly be called a game. Staples was not in it. Brainerd scored in first minute and rolled in 36 scores during the game. About 500 people were at the game.
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