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This Was Brainerd
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
May 20, 2019
This Was Brainerd - May 20
MAY 20 20 years ago (1999)Kristin Dunham, a Washington Middle School 7th-grader, is an extraordinary student who not only took the ACT college entrance exam but scored exceptionally well. Principal Donna Bjorklund said Dunham's composite score of 29 placed her in the 95th percentile....
May 20, 2019 - 3:30am
May 19, 2019
This Was Brainerd - May 19
MAY 19 20 years ago (1999)A Potlatch employee who witnessed Brainerd High School students' canoes capsize in the Mississippi said he believes they were in real danger. He called the Dispatch in response to a story that appeared May 17 saying that rescuers needn't have been called...
May 19, 2019 - 3:30am
May 17, 2019
This Was Brainerd - May 17
MAY 17 20 years ago (1999)Jeremy Millsop has joined the Dispatch as a full-time sports writer. Millsop, a 1995 graduate of C-I High School, graduated from North Dakota State Univ. in May. In high school he played football for three years and was on the track team three years. ...
May 17, 2019 - 3:30am
May 16, 2019
This Was Brainerd - May 16
MAY 16 20 years ago (1999)(Photo) A Brainerd team headed by Lloyd Johnson and three sons took the state bowling tournament title in Owatonna with an actual count of 3,151 and 3,478 with handicap. Loren Herrlich rolled a 667, Darrell Johnson 719, Dennis Johnson 613, Dan Johnson 569...
May 16, 2019 - 3:30am
May 15, 2019
This Was Brainerd - May 15
MAY 15 20 years ago (1999)With the Mills Properties purchase of the lease at the 16-lane Brainerd Bowling Center, Paul Bunyan Bowl - at 12 lanes - will be the only bowling facility in Brainerd-Baxter. With 1,500 league bowlers in the area it is going to be tough to fit all the leagues...
May 15, 2019 - 3:30am
May 14, 2019
This Was Brainerd - May 14
MAY 14 20 years ago (1999)People may feel the urge to build an ark. Rainfall at the Gull Lake Dam is 6.21 inches as of May 12, and the 30-year average is 3.1 inches for the entire month. Gull Lake is six inches higher than normal, and it is only the sixth time it has been this...
May 14, 2019 - 3:30am
May 13, 2019
This Was Brainerd - May 13
MAY 13 20 years ago (1999)About two dozen people attended the county board meeting asking commissioners to support a moratorium on telecom towers to preserve the beauty of the lakes area. Over the past few weeks the planning and zoning office has received several tower requests...
May 13, 2019 - 3:30am
May 12, 2019
This Was Brainerd - May 12
MAY 12 20 years ago (1999)More than 700 people jammed into Madden's Resort to say goodbye to Bob Gross, retiring as superintendent of Brainerd schools. As a surprise to her dad, Jenny Gross flew in unannounced from California. Tributes ran from playful roasting to touching tributes....
May 12, 2019 - 7:52pm
May 10, 2019
This Was Brainerd - May 10
MAY 10 20 years ago (1999) With a packed house and 101 cars on hand, North Central Speedway opened its 1999 season. In Pure Stocks, Chad Schlegel battled Travis Wermter in the A feature, with Wermter taking the win. In a Street Stock heat race it was a photo finish as Ike Cahoon nipped...
May 10, 2019 - 10:40am
May 9, 2019
This Was Brainerd - May 9
MAY 9 20 years ago (1999) Maralee Gazelka has chosen Mother's Day to announce she will represent the Brainerd area in the Mrs. Minnesota-American Pageant to be held June 26 at the Fitzgerald Theatre in St. Paul. Maralee and husband Paul moved to Brainerd in 1996 with their four children....
May 9, 2019 - 9:12am
May 8, 2019
This Was Brainerd - May 8
MAY 8 20 years ago (1999) When Principal Lance Smith leaves Baxter school on the last day of school, it will begin his retirement and end 34 years in schools, 25 of them as Baxter principal. "I've been behind this desk 25 years, but it feels like 25 days. Time has gone by so fast,"...
May 8, 2019 - 9:48am
This Was Brainerd - May 7
MAY 7 20 years ago (1999) Shawn Caughey's RBI single in the 10th inning scored Kyle Berg to give the Warriors a 3-2 victory over the Rocori Spartans. Rocori scored twice in the first inning off Matt Yde, who allowed only two more hits until being relieved by Eric Bolt in the 9th....
May 8, 2019 - 8:45am
May 5, 2019
This Was Brainerd - May 6
MAY 6 20 years ago (1999) Shawn Stengel, a 1977 Brainerd grad, has occupied an important spot in entertainment history the past couple of years. He has been musical director of "Cats National IV," the longest touring theatrical show ever. His parents are Doris and Casey Stengel of...
May 5, 2019 - 7:48pm