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This Was Brainerd
May 3, 2018
This Was Brainerd - May 3
MAY 3 20 years ago (1998) Expected to open this month, the 371 Diner in Baxter is a flashback to chrome and neon. The diner arrived in three sections on flatbed trucks before giant 70-ton and 150-ton cranes lifted the sections onto the foundation. The interior was complete, including...
May 3, 2018 - 3:30am
May 2, 2018
This Was Brainerd - May 2
MAY 2 20 years ago (1998) Only ten days ago the Warrior baseball team was blistered 20-10 by Sartell. So Brainerd was in no position to gloat when they blew out Rocori 20-1 in a five-inning game. Brainerd went 20-for-32 at the plate, raising its season team batting average from...
May 2, 2018 - 3:30am
May 1, 2018
This Was Brainerd - May 1
MAY 1 20 years ago (1998) Sheriff's deputies are looking into what caused a stolen vehicle from Missouri to be abandoned in the ditch on 43rd Street southwest of Barrows. A caller said he heard five gunshots and, when he looked out his window, saw a truck and the stolen car along...
May 1, 2018 - 3:30am
April 30, 2018
This Was Brainerd - April 30
APRIL 30 20 years ago (1998) With the fishing opener coming soon, the DNR has listed its annual fish consumption warnings. Among them: Gull Lake, no more than one meal a week for bass, northerns and walleyes. For walleye over 25 inches, no more than one meal a month. The advisory...
April 30, 2018 - 3:30am
April 29, 2018
This Was Brainerd - April 29
APRIL 29 20 years ago (1998) Owners Karen and Chuck Hanson are baffled by what may have caused the late-night fire at Meyer Cleaners on Washington Street. "The building was secure, so we know it wasn't arson," said Karen. She was the last to leave the building and fire officials...
April 29, 2018 - 3:30am
April 27, 2018
This Was Brainerd - April 27
APRIL 27 20 years ago (1998) A police officer for 23 years, Keith Emerson has decided to try his hand at the position of sheriff. Emerson announced he will run against Sheriff Dick Ross in the November election. He currently serves as the Brainerd Police liaison officer with the...
April 27, 2018 - 3:30am
April 26, 2018
This Was Brainerd - April 26
APRIL 26 20 years ago (1998) The Warrior softball team scored three unearned runs in the top of the 4th inning and added two runs in the 7th on their way to a 6-3 conference victory over Little Falls. Shannon Andres was 2-for-3, and Beth Stoltman and Erin Thiesse were both 2-for-4....
April 26, 2018 - 3:30am
April 25, 2018
This Was Brainerd - April 25
APRIL 25 20 years ago (1998) A convention center in downtown Brainerd? While nothing more than a concept, the building would cover most of a city block, with a pool area, hotel, and convention space, plus retail shops on the ground floor. Ray Burnett floated the plan, with Nor-son...
April 25, 2018 - 3:30am
April 24, 2018
This Was Brainerd - April 24
APRIL 24 20 years ago (1998) Like father like daughter. When Lehtitia (Moilanen) Weiss is inducted into the Warrior Hall of Fame she will join her father, Keith, long-time voice of the Warriors. Other inductees at the May 4th event will be Todd Vanek, Rodney Skoog and Don Adamson....
April 24, 2018 - 3:30am
April 23, 2018
This Was Brainerd - April 23
APRIL 23 20 years ago (1998) Despite three school records, the Warrior track teams lost to Alexandria. Crystal Yaunick had a record 7 feet in the girls' pole vault, the 4 X 100 relay of Jared Reese, Kevin Drake, Mike McDonald and Chad Yde had a record 43.5 seconds, and the 4 X 200...
April 23, 2018 - 3:30am
April 22, 2018
This Was Brainerd - April 22
APRIL 22 20 years ago (1998) Baxter will soon ask its residents to help test water quality in the city. The city council agreed to work with the MN Pollution Control Agency and Central Lakes College to evaluate water samples from residential wells to see if there is a quality issue...
April 22, 2018 - 3:30am
April 20, 2018
This Was Brainerd - April 20
APRIL 20 20 years ago (1998) A morning fire at Gull Lake destroyed a two-story, four-unit town home at Madden's Resort. The unit was rented but no one was in it when the blaze started. People at the scene tried to put it out with fire extinguishers. The Brainerd and Nisswa Fire...
April 20, 2018 - 3:30am
April 19, 2018
This Was Brainerd - April 19
APRIL 19 20 years ago (1998) Carrying a 39-pound pack, a soaked-to-the-bone SGT Dave Good of the MN National Guard finished first in the heavy division of the Bataan Memorial March, 26 miles from Camp Ripley to the Brainerd armory. Then, he turned around to hike back six miles and...
April 19, 2018 - 3:30am
April 18, 2018
This Was Brainerd - April 18
APRIL 18 20 years ago (1998) Bob Brakke wasn't planning to be the head coach of the Warrior wrestling team next season, but when Mike Boran stepped down, Brakke got the call from AD Ron Stolski. Brakke previously coached wrestling at Los Alamitos High School in California, his alma...
April 18, 2018 - 3:30am
April 17, 2018
This Was Brainerd - April 17
APRIL 17 20 years ago (1998) Spraying treated waste water on the Pines Golf Course at Grand View Lodge could save the city of Nisswa $130,000 more than if it had to purchase its own land to use as a spray field. Mark Ronnei, the resort general manager, said they are willing to participate....
April 17, 2018 - 3:30am