20 years ago (1988)
At the seventh annual Hospice Appreciation Brunch Tuesday, Director Kathy Zard announced that the Tree of Life program had raised $792 to fund home care for terminally ill patients.
30 years ago (1978)
City crews this forenoon began putting up Christmas decorations to signal the beginning of the Yuletide season. There was definitely a Christmas crispness in the air as temperatures flirted near the zero mark.
40 years ago (1968)
The new Starlite Club features
Bar-b-que beef rib specials
All you can eat, $1.95
60 years ago (1948)
The Brainerd Junior College Red Raiders sparked by the usual and exceptional ball prowess of Chuck Warnberg and center "Gordie" Hawks last night started their basketball season off with a decisive victory over Northland College, 43-32.
80 years ago (1928)
Sense and Nonsense.
Teacher: Who can name one important thing we have now that we did not have 100 years ago?
100 years ago (1908)
Yesterday was payday at the Northern Pacific Shops. The payroll of the shops proper was about $61,000. In addition was the payroll of the station employees and the train men bringing the total up to about $65,000.
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