20 years ago (1981)
Brainerd's Warriorettes are the defending champions, having posted 53-33 and 57-39 wins over Crosby-Ironton and Moorhead in last year's meet, heading into the opening round of the Paul Bunyan Girls' Basketball Tournament tonight.
30 years ago (1971)
Disadvantaged boys from the Twin Cities area are being treated to brief periods of fun and recreation in the Breezy Point area as a result of a new program being conducted by the Breezy Point Area Boosters Club.
40 years ago (1961)
Please note ... the following Brainerd stores will be closed evenings until further notice: Alderman-Maghan, Frances Shoppe, Fran's Children's Shop, Gambles, Index Office Supply, Murphy's, Paul's Shoe Store, S&L, Sampson's Shoes, Sundberg's Furniture, Montgomery Ward, J.C. Penney's.
60 years ago (1941)
A play written and produced by a former Brainerd teacher is being printed in the January issue of the Chemistry leaflet. The teacher is John Cochrane, who is not at Austin.
80 years ago (1921)
One of the great indoor sports today is to take your road map and other literature and map out a series of road tours. At the same time, it would not be amiss to buy some tires right now. The price as seen by buyers, will not be lower for sometime to come.
100 years ago (1901)
"I don't see how he can expect to succeed as an author. Why, he can't write common sense."
"He doesn't have to, all his stories are in dialect."
-- Compiled by Bob Turcotte
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