This Was Brainerd: July 4
20 years ago (1994)
Brainerd/Baxter's July 4th celebration had a couple of surprises. As usual, parking was at a premium for the fireworks. Someone parked their car on the BN Railroad right-of-way just a block away from the parade route. It was too close to the track and was hit by a passing train.
30 years ago (1984)
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