20 years ago (1990)
Treacherous road conditions probably accounted for the dismal turnout at the first public forum on the Dec. 13 school bond referendum. Many were expected but fewer than 10 showed up to hear about the $6.62 million bond to repair district buildings.
30 years ago (1980)
Junior high students may head for a different kind of school experience next year, under a reorganization plan recommended by a school board committee. The plan calls for 7th and 8th graders to attend Franklin Junior High, while all 9th graders attend Washington.
40 years ago (1970)
(Photo) Brainerd Junior College sophomore James Han, walks forward to receive the Bronze Star during last night's college basketball tournament. Han received the award for his action during a recent tour of duty in Vietnam.
60 years ago (1950)
Another former Brainerd High School grid star was in the news after being named to the All-Midwest Conference College All Star Team. Bob Novick, a senior at Marquette University, was captain of the Brainerd squad in 1947 and was all-conference twice.
80 years ago (1930)
(Adv.) Last Times Tonight - see Jackie Coogan and Mitzi Green in "Tom Sawyer." Starts Tomorrow - John Barrymore stars as the mad Captain Ahab in "Moby Dick," co-starring Joan Bennett and Lloyd Hughes. The Paramount Theatre - Brainerd.
100 years ago (1910)
Four men of the Westinghouse Machine Co., from Pittsburgh, have completed repairs to the turbine at the shops and Brainerd can now breathe easy, being sure of its portion of light from the big dynamos. The men worked 42 straight hours to make the repairs.
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