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Pineda mistake costly as Twins lose finale in Kansas City
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Western Minnesota pelicans slowly rebounding
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Minnesota Zoo monorail train gets new life in rural Wisconsin
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PR-B youth stage 'Snow White'
Comic legend Bob Newhart to perform at first-ever Minneapolis Comedy Fest
'Cinderella' arrives at the Library of Congress - with a fitting spot on the National Film Registry
Artist installs kinetic wind sculptures at Brainerd library
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Nearly 60 catch 265 fish at Hackensack Children's Fishing Contest
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June 6, 2019
This Was Brainerd - June 6
JUNE 6 20 years ago (1999) (Photo) In a unique partnership, twin sisters Shanna and Shawna Paige, 13, have developed special bonds with their Kinship Partners, Nicole Dietrich and Holly Willert. Their father, Phil, put his girls in the program to give them female role models. Their...
June 6, 2019 - 8:49am
June 5, 2019
This Was Brainerd - June 5
JUNE 5 20 years ago (1999) (Photo) Bob Speed, volunteer director, and the Rev. Dave Greaver are both putting in endless hours to establish the Lakes Area Chaplaincy. Success with efforts in the past few years prompted Sheriff Dick Ross to establish a 24/7 on-call chaplaincy for the...
June 5, 2019 - 1:15am
June 4, 2019
This Was Brainerd - June 4
JUNE 4 20 years ago (1999) Baxter city officials once again tossed out their selection of final candidates for the city planner position and decided to hire an independent consultant instead. The city offered the job to a candidate in April but she declined it. A second search didn't...
June 4, 2019 - 8:57am
June 3, 2019
This Was Brainerd - June 3
JUNE 3 20 years ago (1999)Marv Nutting, 90, an ardent booster of Brainerd sports, died yesterday at Bethany Good Samaritan Village. He was a former part-time scout for the Cleveland Indians and helped sign several major leaguers. A player himself, he coached and sponsored many...
June 3, 2019 - 3:30am
June 2, 2019
This Was Brainerd - June 2
JUNE 2 20 years ago (1999)Golf legend Arnold Palmer wowed the crowd with his accuracy at the Deacon's Lodge course he designed near Breezy Point Lodge. He played the back nine, shooting par, with Gov. Jesse Ventura, who wowed the crowd with power but not accuracy, hitting four...
June 2, 2019 - 3:30am
May 31, 2019
This Was Brainerd - May 31
MAY 31 20 years ago (1999)The Warrior girls golf team won its first Section 8AA championship with a team score of 346 at Park Rapids. Brainerd, which was led by Marni Lundbohm and Lisa Renneke, both with 83s, edged heavily favored Rocori by a single stroke to head to the state...
May 31, 2019 - 3:30am
May 30, 2019
This Was Brainerd - May 30
MAY 30 20 years ago (1999)(Photo) Gary Gilson, executive director of the Minnesota News Council, discusses newspaper ethics at a meeting of the Brainerd Dispatch Advisory Council at the Sawmill Inn. He spoke later in the day to members of the Dispatch news staff.
May 30, 2019 - 3:30am
May 29, 2019
This Was Brainerd - May 29
MAY 29 20 years ago (1999)Principal Jim Hunt of Brainerd High School has announced he will retire in November after 25 years in that post. "It's been a great run for me," said Hunt. "I hope as I walk away, people will know the extent of the pride with which I served."
May 29, 2019 - 3:30am
May 28, 2019
This Was Brainerd - May 28
MAY 28 20 years ago (1999)Jeff and Lynda Smith were enjoying a day on Rabbit Lake when they saw an unmanned boat going in circles. Investigating, they suddenly saw an arm reach out of the water. The man, who had been thrown out, was close to drowning. They managed to save him with...
May 28, 2019 - 3:30am
May 27, 2019
This Was Brainerd - May 27
MAY 27 20 years ago (1999)The Brainerd School District has received approval for a School to Work program in the building trades industry. The program is rare in Minnesota. Brainerd will serve as a pilot program and will get a $10,000 federal grant to start things off.
May 27, 2019 - 3:30am
May 26, 2019
This Was Brainerd - May 26
MAY 26 20 years ago (1999)The North Sub-section 8AA baseball tournament is either evenly matched or Brainerd isn't playing up to its potential. The No. 2 seeded Warriors escaped with a 7-6 win over No. 6 Detroit lakes in extra innings as Blake Platisha singled to score Jake Francis...
May 26, 2019 - 3:30am
May 24, 2019
This Was Brainerd - May 24
MAY 24 20 years ago (1999)In Crow Wing County, an estimated 5,302 residents do not have health care coverage. In Cass County the number is estimated at 2,579 persons. St. Joseph's Medical Center is joining a statewide partnership to try to reduce those numbers.
May 24, 2019 - 3:30am
May 23, 2019
This Was Brainerd - May 23
MAY 23 20 years ago (1999)St. Olaf College senior Jayna Mathieu of Brainerd successfully defended her title in the women's 1,500 meter run at the NCAA Division III track meet. Mathieu trimmed four seconds off her winning time of last year, finishing in 4:30.55, just one second ahead...
May 23, 2019 - 3:30am
May 22, 2019
This Was Brainerd - May 22
MAY 22 20 years ago (1999)Without his knowledge, the support staff at Franklin Junior High nominated their principal, Willy Severson, in a statewide contest. To Severson's surprise, he was informed yesterday that, not only was he nominated, but he was named 1999 Minn. School Administrator...
May 22, 2019 - 3:30am
May 21, 2019
This Was Brainerd - May 21
MAY 21 20 years ago (1999)Yesterday, about 100 people showed up at Baxter city hall to learn more about why the city is considering annexation of almost 2,000 acres along the Hwy 371 corridor in Unorganized Territory. Annexation came up recently in discussions about the proposed...
May 21, 2019 - 3:30am