20 years ago (1999)
The Warrior girls' swim team finished in second place in their own invitational with 487 points. Alissa Fleming took first place in the 100 backstroke in 1:05.46. Wayzata won all the other events (11) to win the 5-team meet with 727 points.
30 years ago (1989)
It was a meeting of unbeatens but Brainerd Community College is no longer in that category. The Raiders – ranked third in the state - saw interceptions, fumbles and penalties prove costly as they lost to Mesabi 35-8. They actually led 8-7 at the half before self destructing.
40 years ago (1979)
(Photos) This 44-10 muskie was hooked at Lake Winnibigoshish by Vic Oelrich of Little Falls, who used a gold Rapala in 10 feet of water. Don Hines, Brainerd, caught this 11-1 walleye on Gull Lake in 18 feet of water on a jig and minnow.
60 years ago (1959)
A full head of steam, which powered two first-half touchdowns, gave the Warriors a 13-6 Homecoming decision over Little Fall. But the fighting Flyers, held to virtually no yardage in the first half, rallied to out-first-down Brainerd 10-3 in the second half.
80 years ago (1939)
(Adv.) A Show-World Wonder! A sensation with song hits galore, see “The Wizard of Oz,” starring Judy Garland, Ray Bolger, Bert Lahr and the Munchkins. Hear Judy sing “Over the Rainbow,” and many more. The Paramount Theatre.
100 years ago (1919)
Due to the sudden change to colder weather, the laying of the cornerstone for the new courthouse on Laurel Street is moved up to tomorrow at 3 p.m. The stone, which will contain various timely records, will be swung into position by a derrick and cemented in place. The public is invited.