20 years ago (1984)
Madelyn Schackman of Brainerd created a gingerbread house for the St. Francis Catholic Church Christmas Bazaar. She made trees in front of the house by pinning green gumdrops to plastic cones and dusting them with powder.
30 years ago (1974)
Nineteen students at Brainerd Community College earned straight "A" or 4.0 average for the fall term and 77 made "B" or 3.25 point average.
40 years ago (1964)
Lt. Warren Yoder of the Salvation Army said that 107 families have been helped this Christmas season through donations received for the Christmas kettles.
60 years ago (1944)
Miss Katherine McCollough, Miss Beverly Stallman, Miss Alice Hagen, Miss Maynel Osborne, Miss Shirley Johnson, Miss Patty Roth, and Miss Jeanne Turcotte will all arrive in Brainerd to spend Christmas with their families.
80 years ago (1924)
Brainerd is to be recognized at the annual three-day meeting of the State Federation of Highway Engineers and Surveyors, which will be held at the Curtis Hotel.
100 years ago (1904)
Local News! Yesterday the employees of the N.P. and M & I were paid off.
"In Darkest Russia" is underlined for an appearance at the Brainerd Opera House shortly.
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