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This Was Brainerd
This Was Brainerd - June 26
JUNE 26 20 years ago (1999)(Photo) Wally the Beerman, a vendor famous for years at the Metrodome in Minneapolis, plies his trade at the Mighty Gulls baseball game at Mills Field last night. Wally sold beer and joked with fans as part of a Mighty Gulls special promotion.
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June 25, 2019
This Was Brainerd - June 25
JUNE 25 20 years ago (1999)On June 3, Bart Taylor of Crosslake not only recorded a hole-in-one, the first ever at Deacon's Lodge in Breezy Point, but he did it on a par 4, making it a double eagle as well. He stepped up to the 330-yard 7th hole with a nice tailwind and drove the...
June 25, 2019 - 3:30am
June 24, 2019
This Was Brainerd - June 24
JUNE 24 20 years ago (1999)Sue Hilgart and Larry Wannebo of the Rosenmeier Center at CLC, met with county commissioners yesterday to raise the prospect of public broadcast of government meetings. They would include Brainerd, Baxter and Crosby city councils and the Brainerd school...
June 24, 2019 - 3:30am
June 23, 2019
This Was Brainerd - June 23
JUNE 23 20 years ago (1999)The city council chambers were abuzz again with mosquito talk. A petition with 200 signatures asked the city to control mosquitoes, but when council member Jim Dehen asked to put the matter on the July agenda, he was voted down. Dehen said he can't believe...
June 23, 2019 - 3:30am
June 21, 2019
This Was Brainerd - June 21
JUNE 21 20 years ago (1999)Sweden and Minnesota have mosquitoes and mail delivery in common. Conny Jacobson, of Sala, Sweden, visited Brainerd and helped Len Loukota deliver his route - and swat a few mosquitoes. The Brainerd Post Office sorts mail by machine, but at home Jacobson...
June 21, 2019 - 3:30am
June 20, 2019
This Was Brainerd - June 20
JUNE 20 20 years ago (1999)If you collect it, they will come. What started as a dream is now a reality for Crosby antique business owners and dealers. With the death of mining, the search for a new identity for the town has made it the Antique Capital of the Lakes Area.
June 20, 2019 - 3:30am
June 19, 2019
This Was Brainerd - June 19
JUNE 19 20 years ago (1999)A young man from Brainerd has sailed his way from Brainerd area lakes to the Atlantic Ocean near Maine. Tyler Dunphy will start his freshman year this fall at Bowdoin College in Brunswick, Maine, and will compete on Bowdoin's NCAA Div. III sailing team....
June 19, 2019 - 3:30am
June 18, 2019
This Was Brainerd - June 18
JUNE 18 20 years ago (1999)John Prozinski is making Brainerd proud. The local man was recently elected as the 80th president of the U.S. Jaycees at their national convention at Niagara Falls, New York. He is thankful for the support he's received from Jaycees throughout the Brainerd...
June 18, 2019 - 3:30am
June 17, 2019
This Was Brainerd - June 11
JUNE 11 20 years ago (1999)No matter the weather, the Warrior girls' golf team is the Class AA state champion. Leading by six strokes after the first 18 holes on Tuesday, the field only completed 9 holes on Wednesday before play was canceled by rain. Brainerd had increased its...
June 17, 2019 - 1:28pm
This Was Brainerd - June 17
JUNE 17 20 years ago (1999)From a date with Elizabeth Taylor to playing golf with legendary pro Walter Hagen, Roscoe Fawcett, 86, has had quite a life. But he says his greatest achievements are with helping children at Confidence Learning Center. And, he plays in the CLC golf tournament...
June 17, 2019 - 3:30am
June 16, 2019
This Was Brainerd - June 16
JUNE 16 20 years ago (1999)Brainerd Police Officer Mike Bestul reminds teens and parents that the curfew law is being enforced to provide a safe community. Curfew is 10 p.m. for youth 15 and younger. The curfew for 16 and 17-year-olds is 11 p.m. weekdays and midnight on weekends....
June 16, 2019 - 3:30am
June 14, 2019
This Was Brainerd - June 14
JUNE 14 20 years ago (1999)Supt. Bob Gross recommended more security at next year's high school graduation.. One student exposed himself, and Gross asked that charges be filed. The school district is withholding his diploma. Officials said disruptions at the ceremony made it seem...
June 14, 2019 - 3:30am
June 13, 2019
This Was Brainerd - June 9
JUNE 9 20 years ago (1999)After weeks of discussion, the city council decided to serve both downtown development and Mills Properties by selling the old Brainerd Theatre site to the company for a parking lot. Mills currently employs 50 at its downtown headquarters and plans to hire...
June 13, 2019 - 2:21pm
Reader Opinion: 'This Was Brainerd' column fan
Last week in the "This was Brainerd" column by Terry McCollough, a story from 80 years ago caught my eye: The airplane crash near Cinosam at Gull Lake. We lived about a mile from the crash site. I remember the plane going over our house and brother Jim saying to me that the engine...
June 13, 2019 - 11:30am
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....
June 13, 2019 - 3:30am