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This Was Brainerd - June 16
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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....
23 hours 31 min ago
June 15, 2019
'A consummate professional': Longtime journalist Lew Hudson dies
A smooth writer who could tackle any topic with equal skill, Lew Hudson spent much of his working life with a keyboard and a blank page to fill....
June 15, 2019 - 7:00am
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
June 12, 2019
This Was Brainerd - June 12
JUNE 12 20 years ago (1999)Air Force Academy senior Justin Kieffer of Brainerd was one of 20 college seniors to be selected to play in the American Hockey Coaches Assn. all-star series last month. He is the first Air Force Academy hockey player to be chosen for that honor.
June 12, 2019 - 3:30am
June 10, 2019
This Was Brainerd - June 7
JUNE 7 20 years ago (1999) Chalk one up for consistency. The Warrior boys' 4x200 meter relay team ran almost the exact time they did in the prelims to finish third in the state Class AA track meet. Team members are Jesse Strowbridge, Jared Reese, Matt Weiss and Matt Munsterteiger,...
June 10, 2019 - 7:35pm
This Was Brainerd - June 10
This was Brainerd JUNE 10 20 years ago (1999)Brainerd police refer to it as "car shopping," but for the victims of these "smash and grab" thefts from cars it's just aggravating and costly. There has been a rash of thefts lately where someone breaks a car window, then hides. If no...
June 10, 2019 - 3:30am
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