20 years ago (1988)
Thanksgiving celebrations in the Brainerd area were blessed with mild weather and sunny skies but travelers may not have it so nice on Saturday and Sunday.
30 years ago (1978)
A 73-year-old Brainerd Community College student, Harold Asperstrand, is the first active student ever to become a life member of the BCC Foundation . Asperstrand recently donated $100 to the Verne Nies Scholarship Fund.
40 years ago (1968)
Dave Roggenkamp was the only ninth grader at Franklin Junior High School who made the A honor roll during the first nine weeks' marking period.
60 years ago (1948)
Four thousand hunters from nearby and from many parts of the state have stopped in Brainerd to register in Earl Mondor's deer and bear contest. Over 50 bears have been registered at the weighing scale.
80 years ago (1928)
Crow Wing County is far from having its full quota of cement highways as promised. We should be connected by cement with Aitkin, Staples, Wadena, Pequot and Pine River. All that area is in the Brainerd trade territory.
100 years ago (1908)
Cost is $15.50, round-trip fare via the Northern Pacific to the National Apple Show, Spokane, Wash., Dec. 7-12.
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