20 years ago (2001)
Coach Ron Stolski says his Brainerd football team passed the test with a 14-7 win over St. Cloud Tech. The 5th-ranked Warriors committed three early fumbles and were flagged six times for penalties in the second half but stayed unbeaten against one-beaten Tech. They came in to the game averaging 29 points on offense.
30 years ago (1991)
Brainerd and Willmar traded scores on four straight second-quarter possessions, but the Warriors delivered a knockout in the second half as they ruined Willmar's homecoming with a 28-10 win. They moved to a 6-0 record for only the third time in school history. Chris Veith ran for 153 yards and all four Brainerd TDs.
40 years ago (1981)
Business establishments which openly display “indecent publications” in view of minors are the target of an ordinance area ministers are urging the city council to adopt. Leader of the ministerial group is Rev. Kenneth Nicholson of Evangelical United Methodist, who says displays are a growing problem.
60 years ago (1961)
(Photo) Washington High School seniors voted Marjorie Langer as the 1961 Homecoming Queen to reign over the Warrior-Little Falls football clash and dance. Her attendants are the other six candidates: Patty Anderson, Mary Cockrell, Ilse Lackner, Marcia Martinson, Judy Shortridge and Joyce Trask.
80 years ago (1941)
In the largest call yet for local men, 12 of those registered for jobs building the U.S. Army base in Newfoundland, Canada were sent to the island province yesterday. Five men will serve as electricians, two as carpenters and three as labor gang foremen. Another local man was sent to California to work in an aircraft plant.
100 years ago (1921)
Candy, cookies and $3.00 in pennies were stolen from the J.W. Spencer Store in West Brainerd last night. Thieves gained entrance by breaking glass out of the front door. Mrs. Spencer said the family left the store locked at 7:30 p.m. and didn't spot the break-in until midnight.