40 years ago, May 22, 1980

Backus fifth-graders visited the Nadekomeg Museum east of Pine River to look at a few “interesting things” from the past.

Team USA hockey coach Herb Brooks is announced as a guest speaker at a fundraiser at the Brainerd Area Civic Center, raising money for spectator seats at the center.

30 years ago, May 24, 1990

The Breezy Point City Council has made it legal to drive a motorized golf cart across Highway 4 or up the hill on County Road 11.

The upcoming visit of Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachev to the Twin Cities on June 3 has prompted the Breezy Point City Council to issue him an invitation to visit the lakes area and go fishing.

20 years ago, May 25, 2000

Nisswa resident and Vietnam veteran Steve Jones returned to the south-Asian nation to mark the 30th anniversary of the Battle of Hamburger Hill.

Lyle Kline is unanimously appointed to the Lake Shore City Council.

10 years ago, May 20, 2010

Longtime Pequot Lakes High School principal John McDonald leaves the district to become superintendent of the Kingsland School District in Spring Valley.

Kayla Wangen pitched a no-hitter as the Patriot softball team topped the Crosby-Ironton Rangers 15-0.

- Compiled by Dan Determan, Staff Writer