20 years ago (1981)
Sports headlines in Brainerd Dispatch:
-- Raiders nudge Steelers, 30-27
-- Bears shock Vikings, 10-9
-- Viking plunge baffles Grant
30 years ago (1971)
Officials of the Brainerd city government won a vote of confidence from Brainerd residents Tuesday. All incumbents who sought re-election were victorious.
40 years ago (1961)
Winners in election races:
-- Levi Johnson, Mayor
-- Mrs. Nordica Thabes, Treasurer
-- George Krueger, Third Ward Councilman
-- Marvin Hedberg, First Ward Councilman
60 years ago (1941)
Capacity houses are expected to greet David Rubinoff and his violin in Washington High School auditorium for concerts at 3:15 and 8:15 in the evening.
80 years ago (1921)
Their automobile trip to Minneapolis was one fraught with difficulties said Charles W. Hoffman. They had four blowouts enroute. Leaving Brainerd at 8 o'clock in the morning, they arrived in Minneapolis at 6 p.m.
100 years ago (1901)
"Marriages may be made in heaven," he said thoughtfully, "but if so, they're dealing in a cheaper grade of goods up there every year. They don't last anything like the way they used to."
-- Compiled by Bob Turcotte
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