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November 20, 2017
This Was Brainerd - Nov. 20
NOVEMBER 20 20 years ago (1997) Some 336,000 gallons of water were used to create a miniature lake for visual display of water products at DH Docks and Tracks just south of Nisswa. Owner Dave Hochmayr said the 1,700 square-foot pond will showcase the docks and boat track systems...
23 hours 59 sec ago
November 19, 2017
This Was Brainerd - Nov. 19
NOVEMBER 19 20 years ago (1997) D-Day, Minnesota's annual quit smoking day, is tomorrow. Wayne Erickson, owner of the Front Street Cafe in Brainerd, has picked that day to be the kick-off for his restaurant going non-smoking. Erickson, a former smoker, says more people want a smoke-free...
November 19, 2017 - 3:30am
November 17, 2017
This Was Brainerd - Nov. 17
NOVEMBER 17 20 years ago (1997) Dangling from a single nail, the Paul Bunyan Trail's rules sign clings to the kiosk that once protected it from the elements. Beer cans, beer bottles and whiskey bottles litter the area. The DNR says that the kiosk area has been vandalized five times...
November 17, 2017 - 3:30am
November 16, 2017
This Was Brainerd - Nov. 16
NOVEMBER 16 20 years ago (1997) Brainerd Recreational Supply was recognized by the maker of ShoreLand trailers and ShoreStation boat lifts as one of the company's top national distributors for the second straight year. Accepting the award were Bill Ribbel, Kent Johnson and Lance...
November 16, 2017 - 3:30am
November 15, 2017
This Was Brainerd - Nov. 15
NOVEMBER 15 20 years ago (1997) Mistaken for a deer, a man hunting near Motley was shot through both legs at 6:45 a.m. after being mistaken for a deer. He was fully dressed in blaze orange. It was just a mile from the house where a stray bullet last week went through a wall and...
November 15, 2017 - 3:30am
November 14, 2017
This Was Brainerd - Nov. 14
NOVEMBER 14 20 years ago (1997) Few drivers survive when their car collides with a 113-car train traveling at 25 miles per hour. Bennie Thrun, Brainerd, proved to be luckier than average when he walked away from a crash at the S. 8th Street crossing after traffic trapped him on...
November 14, 2017 - 3:30am
November 13, 2017
This Was Brainerd - Nov. 13
NOVEMBER 13 20 years ago (1997) Before his first Wissota Street Stock race at North Central Speedway, Dave Mass, 22, of Brainerd, had goals of finishing in the top 15 racers nationally. He did that and more, and at the National Banquet last week in Fargo he was named Rookie of the...
November 13, 2017 - 3:30am
November 10, 2017
This Was Brainerd - Nov. 10
NOVEMBER 10 20 years ago (1997) (Photo) Water surges from the mouth of County Ditch 13, emptying water into North Long Lake. The 1.5 mile ditch, which carries water from Lake Edward, was once full of silt and algae. Now, after hours of work, tons of rock and $50,000, it's back in...
November 10, 2017 - 3:30am
November 9, 2017
This Was Brainerd - Nov. 9
NOVEMBER 9 20 years ago (1997) The Central Lake College men's basketball team hasn't played a game yet, but they've already made a great assist. In a community service idea from first-year coach Jim Russell, the team took in the docks, boats and boat lifts at Confidence Learning...
November 9, 2017 - 3:30am
November 8, 2017
This Was Brainerd - Nov. 8
NOVEMBER 8 20 years ago (1997) A man armed with a knife made off with $447.47 in a robbery at the Triangle Store on Oak Street. The robber, a white male about 5-7, first asked for cash from the till, then for money held under the counter and finally for contents of the safe. When...
November 8, 2017 - 3:30am