20 years ago (1980)
Mildred Michaelis was presented the Brainerd Area Chamber of Commerce's "Good Guy" Award at the Wake Up Brainerd Area Breakfast held at the Holiday Inn this morning. She was recognized for her efforts as head of this year's highly successful United Way Drive.
30 years ago (1970)
The 614 students who are attending Brainerd State Junior College Fall Quarter come from more than 75 high schools in more than 70 different communities scattered all over Minnesota, seven other states and Columbia, South America.
40 years ago (1960)
Business News Good Here.
1. An announcement by the Northern Pacific Railway that the construction of 718 freight cars is included in the Railway's budget.
2. Bank debits in Brainerd during October 1960 were 12 percent above the figures for October 1959.
60 years ago (1940)
Crow Wing County's colorful history and the history of its most famous citizens of years gone by will be put into easily accessible, permanent records through WPA Project funds for which were approved at Washington today.
80 years ago (1920)
The Lamb Supper at the Chamber of Commerce under the auspices of the Ladies of the Degree of Honor, was a decided success in every way. The patronage was good and every man and woman present spoke of the supper as "splendid."
100 years ago (1900)
The marriage, on Monday evening, Nov. 12th, of Dr. J.A. Thabes and Miss Daisy A. Badeaux was the occasion of a very pretty home wedding, Rev. A.H. Carver of the Presbyterian Church conducting the marriage services.
-- Compiled by Bob Turcotte
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