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This Was Brainerd - Sept. 26
SEPTEMBER 26 20 years ago (1998)(Photo) Standing in his driveway with a borrowed chainsaw, LeRoy Dahl prepares to clean up two uprooted trees that landed on his pickup truck, as straight line winds estimated at 80 to 100 mph slashed through the Brainerd area, knocking out power....
6 hours 53 min ago
September 25, 2018
This Was Brainerd - Sept. 25
SEPTEMBER 25 20 years ago (1998)Negotiations leading up to the first of three outstate debates between the three gubernatorial candidates have been complicated, with demands and counter demands. But Hubert Humphrey III, Norm Coleman and Jesse Ventura will square off at Central Lakes...
September 25, 2018 - 3:30am
September 24, 2018
This Was Brainerd - Sept. 24
SEPTEMBER 24 20 years ago (1998)Brainerd area gas prices reflect a wider trend as the average price per gallon is at its lowest level in more than six years. A morning drive down Washington Street showed most stations at 99.9 cents per gallon, with a few a little higher. This was...
September 24, 2018 - 3:30am
September 23, 2018
A century ago, they went to war to help: Clay County, Minn., nurses made their mark in WWI
MOORHEAD, Minn. — One hundred years ago, rules of combat said women serving as nurses in World War I were to be nowhere near the front...
September 23, 2018 - 2:36pm
This Was Brainerd - Sept. 23
SEPTEMBER 23 20 years ago (1998)When the city council was offered a chance to buy the Brainerd Skate Center for $1.00, they jumped at it. But the process to make what was once the Brainerd Theatre into a parking lot also entails $19,500 in back taxes, plus $40,000 to demolish the...
September 23, 2018 - 3:30am
September 21, 2018
This Was Brainerd - Sept. 21
SEPTEMBER 21 20 years ago (1998)For the second time in four years, the Baxter Bass Snatchers are state champions, winning the Minn. State Bass Tourney on the Whitefish chain. Members include: Bill Ludenia, Curt Compton, Dennis Lothspeich, Guy Henkensiefken, and Chuck and Nate Steinbauer....
September 21, 2018 - 3:30am
September 20, 2018
This Was Brainerd - Sept. 20
SEPTEMBER 20 20 years ago (1998)(Photo) The temperatures are still warm and Chris Ness has a "new" bike as Shriner Joe Melby looks on. Part of a joint effort among the Shriners, Kiwanis, Wal-Mart and others, the program to fix up used bikes and make them available to area youngsters...
September 20, 2018 - 7:39pm
September 19, 2018
Genealogy society to meet Thursday in Brainerd
The Crow Wing County Genealogy Society will meet Thursday, Sept. 20, at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Family History Center, 101 Buffalo Hills Lane, Brainerd. Social hour will be from 6-7 p.m., and those who attend will have a chance to use the Family History Center...
September 19, 2018 - 3:30pm
Crow Wing County historical museum, library gets facelift
Restoration work of the Crow Wing County Historical Society Museum and Research Library in Brainerd, which began this month, is expected to be...
September 19, 2018 - 9:00am
This Was Brainerd - Sept. 19
SEPTEMBER 19 20 years ago (1998)Although you might not guess it by looking at the busy parking lot, enrollment at Central Lake College has dropped by 15.2 percent this fall, the biggest drop in the state. Head count is 2,857 this year compared to 3,368 last year, due in part to...
September 19, 2018 - 3:30am
September 18, 2018
This Was Brainerd - Sept. 18
SEPTEMBER 18 20 years ago (1998)Lucille Shaw, lifelong Brainerd resident, died yesterday at 87. Stricken with polio at 14, she spent the rest of her life in a wheelchair. But the handicap never stopped her, running a business our of her home and working for Brainerd, earning her Citizen...
September 18, 2018 - 3:30am
September 17, 2018
Finnish immigrant was 'victim of warmongers' 100 years ago in Duluth
DULUTH — Olli Kinkkonen renounced his United States citizenship to avoid being drafted into World War I. One hundred years ago Tuesday,...
September 17, 2018 - 8:19pm
This Was Brainerd - Sept.17
SEPTEMBER 17 20 years ago (1998)Harry Davey, 87, a lifelong newspaperman, died here yesterday. Davey most recently was owner and editor of the International Falls Daily Journal before retiring in 1975. After moving to Brainerd he kept his hand in journalism, managing the Dispatch...
September 17, 2018 - 3:30am
September 16, 2018
This Was Brainerd - Sept. 16
SEPTEMBER 16 20 years ago (1998)It's hard to keep track of the Warrior boys' soccer team. One night they play on the soccer field at the lower site. The next night they play on the football field. And last night they were at Memorial Park. But they notched their second win of the...
September 16, 2018 - 3:30am
September 14, 2018
This Was Brainerd - Sept. 14
SEPTEMBER 14 20 years ago (1998)Clinton. Starr Report. Impeachment. Eavesdrop in any coffee shop or restaurant in Brainerd and that's what you hear. For many residents interviewed by the Dispatch, the only way to clear things up is for Pres. Clinton to resign or to be impeached....
September 14, 2018 - 3:30am