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This Was Brainerd
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This Was Brainerd
April 25, 2019
This Was Brainerd - April 25
APRIL 25 20 years ago (1999) They told Nick Marshall if he shot 280 out of a possible 300 on the archery range, he'd get a Dairy Queen Blizzard. With that incentive, the 7-year-old Riverside school first-grader shot a 284 and stormed into the record books, beating the previous state...
17 hours 19 min ago
April 24, 2019
This Was Brainerd - April 24
APRIL 24 20 years ago (1999) Five people will be inducted into the Warrior Athletic Hall of Fame at the All-Sports Banquet on May 3. They are: Trend Fields, a state hurdles champ; Ron Falenschek, a 6-11 basketball star; Willy Severson, long-time swim coach; and at-large inductees...
April 24, 2019 - 9:35am
April 23, 2019
This Was Brainerd - April 23
APRIL 23 20 years ago (1999) After only seven games it appears this could be the Warrior baseball team's year - again. Brainerd improved to 7-0 in the conference and overall after an 11-7 win over Sartell. Jake Francis had a grand slam and Eric Bolt had his first relief appearance....
April 23, 2019 - 9:01am
April 22, 2019
This Was Brainerd - April 22
APRIL 22 20 years ago (1999)A crisp breeze blew across Mille Lacs Lake as Dale and Gwen Holmes from the Mille Lacs reservation headed off from a public access as they went to check the gill net they had placed the night before. The DNR weighed and measured their 40-pound catch....
April 22, 2019 - 3:30am
April 21, 2019
This Was Brainerd - April 21
APRIL 21 20 years ago (1999)What do you want to see when you drive along the new Brainerd bypass into Baxter, a forest of trees or a cluster of homes? That was the question debated by the Baxter council after council member and developer Craig McDonald requested an 80-acre tract...
April 21, 2019 - 3:30am
April 19, 2019
This Was Brainerd - April 19
APRIL 19 20 years ago (1999)While politicians at the state level argue about various plans to return part of a huge budgetary surplus to taxpayers, Brainerd and Baxter discussed a hike in the state sales tax. Baxter wants a half-cent hike to 7 percent to pay for the demands in...
April 19, 2019 - 3:30am
April 18, 2019
This Was Brainerd - April 18
APRIL 18 20 years ago (1999)Four former graduates of Brainerd High School will be inducted as the inaugural members of it's Distinguished Achievement Hall of Fame on May 17. Stewart Mills, Jr. of Mills Fleet Farm, former governor C. Elmer Anderson, Broadway singer Linda Eder and...
April 18, 2019 - 3:30am
April 17, 2019
This Was Brainerd - April 17
APRIL 17 20 years ago (1999)Temps in the 40s and gusty winds didn't burden the Warrior baseball team. Kevin Ericson's 3-run homer that went 400-feet to center field was the telling blow in a 4-2 conference win over Rocori as Brainerd remained unbeaten.
April 17, 2019 - 3:30am
April 16, 2019
This Was Brainerd - April 16
APRIL 16 20 years ago (1999)(Photo) Metal sculptor Jeff Kreitz of Crosslake discusses his 12-foot tall metal peace sculpture with Sisters Helen Claire and Vivian Arts at St. Joseph's Medical Center's new peace garden. It will become the focal point of the garden, to be completed...
April 16, 2019 - 3:30am
April 15, 2019
This Was Brainerd - April 15
APRIL 15 20 years ago (1999)After mediation in federal court, Alexa Oxley Christianson, a former employee in the county attorney's office has settled all claims against the county. Christianson, who had accused former county attorney Jack Graham of harassment, will receive $150,000...
April 15, 2019 - 3:30am
April 14, 2019
This Was Brainerd - April 14
APRIL 14 20 years ago (1999)The Brainerd High School Knowledge Bowl team is bound for the state tournament after finishing third in regional competition. Team members are: Ben Bedard, Andrew Clough, Marc Oliphant, Eric Thesing and Graham Lampa. Craig Rezac is the coach.
April 14, 2019 - 3:30am
April 12, 2019
This Was Brainerd - April 12
APRIL 12 20 years ago (1999)And then there were five. The school board announced five finalists for the position of school district superintendent: Ted Adams, Oregon; John Christianson, Red Wing; Gregory Ohl, Foley; Gary Phillips, Brainerd's asst. supt.; and Jerry Walseth, Colorado....
April 12, 2019 - 3:30am
April 11, 2019
This Was Brainerd - April 11
APRIL 11 20 years ago (1999)(Photo) Standing at attention, Bataan Death March survivors Henry Peck, Russ Swearingen and Walt Straka watch as the colors are presented at the 57th anniversary ceremony of the Fall of Bataan memorial. They expressed strong opinions on the current war...
April 11, 2019 - 3:30am
April 10, 2019
This Was Brainerd - April 10
APRIL 10 20 years ago (1999)Jake Francis was the Warriors' top reliever last year, but based on his complete game performance in Brainerd's 12-1 season opener victory over Little Falls, he's bidding to be the No. 1 starter. Francis struck out six, issued no walks and gave up just...
April 10, 2019 - 3:30am
April 9, 2019
This Was Brainerd - April 9
APRIL 9 20 years ago (1999)(Photo) Filmore Pfeifle, a 20-year superintendent of the Pillager school district, and his wife, Elizabeth, became emotional after learning the addition to the elementary and secondary school would be named in his honor. The announcement was made at the...
April 9, 2019 - 3:30am