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This Was Brainerd - June 13

JUNE 13 

  • 20 years ago (1999)

(Photo) Baxter Police Officer Cathy Bautch and her K-9 partner, Zeus, began working together last week after three months of intensive training in St. Paul. This is Baxter's first K-9 police dog, and Zeus has his own full-size badge attached to his collar.

  • 30 years ago (1989)

Brett Streiff pitched a five-hitter as the Warrior baseball team beat Burnsville 3-1 in the state Class AA quarter-finals. He had a shutout for 6-2/3 innings. Todd Vanek was 2-for-3 with two RBIs. Brainerd advances to the semis against either New Ulm or Hibbing.

  • 40 years ago (1979)

(Photo) A visit to Omaha Beach by Brainerd Dispatch sports editor and his wife Cecelia was noted nationally by NBC-TV, which interviewed Wallace on the 35th anniversary of the WWII D-Day landings at Normandy. Wallace worked as a code-breaker for the U.S. Army.

  • 60 years ago (1959)

(Adv.) Starts Sunday for one full week, see "The Ten Commandments," starring Charlton Heston and a huge cast. Children free, Adults and Students $1.00. For the first time this is the un-cut, full and complete version. Gull Drive-In Theatre.

  • 80 years ago (1939)

A blind northern weighing just over a pound was caught by a man on Blueberry Lake near Menagha when it evidently swam into the Daredevil lure he was trolling. The fish had been speared before and must have been handled by its eyes, which now had deteriorated into just sockets.

  • 100 years ago (1919)

Crow Wing County will have a new court house to cost about $250,000. Work on construction will commence as soon as bids are let. The site is just east of the county jail on Laurel Street. Architects are the same firm that designed the county jail and city hall.