20 years ago (1980)
Aitkin attorney William Hudson said he is "abandoning any further efforts" to appeal the recount which shows Judge Robert Graff as the victor in the County Court Judgeship race by 26 votes.
30 years ago (1970)
A weird winter storm hit the Brainerd area this forenoon with lightning flashing, thunder crashing, and sleet and snow showering down. The sleet or snow soon covered the ground and rendered the highways slippery.
40 years ago (1960)
County Commissioners approved the dissolution petition of Kreck School District No. 382 and attached the district to Brainerd's District 181 effective July 1, 1961.
60 years ago (1940)
Brainerd Dispatch headlines:
-- Nazis claim air, u-boat victories
-- 24-below here; 3 die in state
-- British shipping suffers; Greeks win in Albania
80 years ago (1920)
Music lovers of Crosby were greeted to a rare treat at the Armory when Frederich Southwill of New York, concert baritone, appeared under the auspices of the Mothers Club. Mrs. Walter F. Wieland of Brainerd was his accompanist.
100 years ago (1900)
-- The measley measles are abroad in our land, sparing neither young nor old.
-- More snow, more snow, that's what we said. We want enough to slide our sled.
-- Compiled by Bob Turcotte
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