20 years ago (1984)
Two representatives from St. Paul's Episcopal Church presented a check for $250 from their multiplying the Loaves grant fund. Parker Campbell and Robert Kincaid helped Jean Roach, director of the Senior Citizens Center, sort the food shelf at the center. The money will be matched by the Episcopal Diocese of Minnesota.
30 years ago (1974)
Placement figures compiled by Zahi Ismir, vocational counselor, indicate that nearly 91 percent of the students graduating last year from the Brainerd Vocational Institute are employed.
40 years ago (1964)
Over 100 high school students were inducted into the world-wide fellowship of the Hi-Y movement at the Brainerd YMCA recently.
60 years ago (1944)
Tech Sgt. Kirk Wels, son of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Wels, Brainerd, a radio operator on a flying fortress, participated in the 3000-plane raid on Germany Thursday in which 56 heavy bombers and 30 fighters failed to return.
80 years ago (1924)
He, "Say Mabel, May I come over tonight?"
She, "Sure John, Come on over."
He, "Why, this is not John."
She, "This isn't Mabel, either."
100 years ago (1904)
Always knew Reub would turn out a kind-hearted boy," said the old lady, wiping away a tear with the corner of her apron. "In this here letter he sez, "Please send me another $25. The other all went feedin' the kitty."
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