20 years ago (1983)
Crosby-Ironton guard Greg Selisker put on a shooting demonstration here Friday night scoring 31 points, but Brainerd's better depth and height paid off in the final period for a 67-53 basketball triumph.
30 years ago (1973)
"A Portrait of Christmas," painted by the BHS choirs and small groups will be unveiled in the traditional Yule concert to be held Saturday, Dec. 15 and on Sunday, Dec. 16.
40 years ago (1963)
Clyde Gorham, local Realtor, was elected Brainerd mayor in the city election. All incumbent city officials were re-elected.
60 years ago (1943)
Robert Hoffman of the Navy returned to camp at Terminal Island at San Pedro, Calif., after a seven-day leave at his home. He is the son of Mrs. H.D. Hoffmann.
80 years ago (1923)
"Mama," said a little boy, who had been sent to dry a towel before the fire, "Is it done when it is brown?"
100 years ago (1903)
Lady, "Begging must be hard."
Tramp, "It is Lady. This is the sixth time I have had to eat soup today."
-- Compiled by Bob Turcotte
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