This was Brainerd-Feb. 12
20 years ago (1992)
Jaime Mueller is going to receive some deserved recognition next week. The Warrior sophomore skier, unranked by the state, burst past a 39-skier cross-country field to capture the Section 8 girl’s championship in sub-zero weather at Camp Ripley.
30 years ago (1982)
Brainerd civic and labor officials traveled to St. Paul yesterday to get some straight answers on the future of the shrinking BN Railroad operation in Brainerd. They learned that up to 60 percent of current employees will lose their jobs by the end of the year.
40 years ago (1972)
A Springfield, Mo., based firm has been testing snowmobile belts and clutches on a 600-acre farm near South Long Lake for the past two weeks. Dayco Corp. has been returning to the Charlie Sedlacek farm each year since 1969 to test and develop new products.
60 years ago (1952)
The confiscation of unstamped liquor, finding a still and the arrest of a Brainerd man has broken up an alleged moonshine operation in the basement of a home on S. 10th Street. More than a gallon of moonshine and some mash was found in a recent raid.
80 years ago (1932)
A mass meeting will consider four sites for the establishment of a new permanent baseball field for Brainerd. They are: the S. 6th Street mining site, a location on S. 13th Street, the driving range on Mill Ave. and property opposite the paper mill.
100 years ago (1912)
Duluth Central High School defeated the Brainerd High School basketball quint by the score of 63 to 13, playing in the assembly room of the high school. The previous night Duluth Central had beaten Aitkin by the score of 26 to 17.