20 years ago (1980)- Terry Holm, who grabbed first place with a time of 59-58 in the 35-44 age group, is the lone member of the 26 Brainerd Area Cross Country skiers competing over the weekend in the Bemidji Berkebeiner to pick off a blue ribbon.
...junior college and the vocational school will be combined into one institution. 60 years ago (1944) The Brainerd Junior Chamber of Commerce is laying plans to stage another Brainerd Golden Gloves tournament here late this month. The objective...
30 years ago (1975) - There were 35 students enrolled in Brainerd's first high school, including two seniors. The present student body is 15-70 students.
MAY 23 - 80 years ago (1925) - A drop of 60 degrees in less than 24 hours was recorded when the mercury tumbled from 94 yesterday to 34 at 8 o'clock this morning.
JUNE 28 - 40 years ago (1965) - Summer school class enrollments in the Brainerd Schools total 729 students. Largest enrollment is in the elementary reading program with 162 students. On the high school level, American history is the largest class with 83 students.
The Duane Fornshell yard of 709 Eleventh Avenue Northeast has been chosen as July Yard of the Month. The Yard of the Month is sponsored by the Brainerd Garden Club.
...Approximately 1,100 rural school children representing 65 schools of the rural area will be guests of the Brainerd Junior Chamber of Commerce at the rural kiddie Christmas party to be held Dec. 14 in the armory. 80 years ago (1926) "Well, how...
Holly Johnson, daughter of Bob and Jenny Johnson of Brainerd, has received a High Point Youth Certificate from the International Arabian Horse Association. The award is given to the top 10 young people and their horses across the nation.
It's encouraging that Brainerd School District has cooperated with a group of citizens to install lights at the baseball field at Don Adamson Park. It's a credit to the school board, Sports Boosters, Moose Lodge, and the American Legion, VFW and Eagle's Club which worked together on the $72,000 venture.
JUNE 13 - 100 years ago (1907) - The Soo Line has announced that its division point on the Brooten Duluth Line will be Onamia, a new town to be established in Mille Lacs County. There will be a bank started there.
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