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This Was Brainerd
This Was Brainerd - July 19
JULY 19 20 years ago (1998)A probationary member of the Garrison Fire Dept. was arrested in connection with a string of arson fires that had been plaguing the Garrison-Bay Lake area. A tip from the public led to the arrest of the 18-year-old who admitted to starting four fires....
6 hours 47 min ago
July 18, 2018
This Was Brainerd - July 18
JULY 18 20 years ago (1998)(Photo) Chuck Halsted pauses with his daughter Connie Lyscio, who was a camper there, and grandson Tommy on the dock at Legionville on North Long Lake. Halsted has spent 44 years as swimming and canoeing instructor there. Lyscio's husband, Todd, is now...
July 18, 2018 - 3:30am
July 17, 2018
This Was Brainerd - July 17
JULY 17 20 years ago (1998)(Photo) Verndale farmer Bill Hess spent time hoeing out corn from his corn field to create a maze that depicts the Titanic. Hess invites people to negotiate the 600-foot long maze for a fee of $5 a person. Part of the money will go to scholarships for...
July 17, 2018 - 3:30am
July 16, 2018
This Was Brainerd - July 16
JULY 16 20 years ago (1998)According to court documents, $6,000 plus expenses was the going rate a Staples woman was willing to pay for the murder of her husband. She was arraigned on conspiracy to commit first-degree murder after offering that amount to an undercover officer. ...
July 16, 2018 - 3:30am
July 15, 2018
This Was Brainerd - July 15
JULY 15 20 years ago (1998)Expect the intensified sound of artillery Aug. 8-22 as Camp Ripley hosts the 34th Infantry Division's combined artillery forces for the first time in four years. When the units fire on the ranges from 7 a.m. to midnight, residents will hear a sound like...
July 15, 2018 - 3:30am
July 13, 2018
This Was Brainerd - July 13
JULY 13 20 years ago (1998)Fifty years ago this August a man came to Brainerd hoping to start a service club for young businessman. Charter member Zane Smith said "they scooped up everyone who wasn't a member of another organization." But later this month the Exchange Club will disband....
July 13, 2018 - 3:30am
July 12, 2018
This Was Brainerd - July 12
JULY 12 20 years ago (1998)Three structure fires in the Garrison area - one three days ago and two yesterday - are believed to be linked and to be possible arson. Firefighters are still on the scene of the two houses that burned yesterday within a quarter-mile of each other. Fire...
July 12, 2018 - 3:30am
July 11, 2018
This Was Brainerd - July 11
JULY 11 20 years ago (1998) More than three years after the county eliminated her job, an arbitrator ruled that Alexa Oxley Christianson must be given a chance to regain county employment. She had filed sexual harassment charges against former county attorney Jack Graham and said...
July 11, 2018 - 3:30am
July 10, 2018
This Was Brainerd - July 10
JULY 10 20 years ago (1998)The city of Baxter wants a recount. The city is appealing to the State Demographer's Office that the recent population estimate is too low. The state said 4,982 people lived in Baxter in 4/1/97. Building permits indicate a population of 5,193, and utility...
July 10, 2018 - 3:30am
July 9, 2018
This Was Brainerd - July 9
JULY 9 20 years ago (1998)Central Lakes College will be the site of one of two state-wide, televised debates among gubernatorial candidates this fall. Scheduled to be hosted by public TV, the event is sponsored by the League of Women Voters and the Blandin Foundation.
July 9, 2018 - 3:30am
July 8, 2018
This Was Brainerd - July 8
JULY 8 20 years ago (1998)For the third time in three years, the Pine River State Bank of Emily was robbed by an armed intruder. Sheriff Dick Ross said they responded to an alarm at 1:52 p.m. The robber, who escaped, said he had a gun under his coat, was in his mid to late 60s, 6-feet...
July 8, 2018 - 3:30am
July 6, 2018
This Was Brainerd - July 6
JULY 6 20 years ago (1998)Bill Grange is an Arts in the Park veteran. The art teacher at Brainerd High School has been exhibiting at the event for 30 years, missing only once. Grange said Dutch Cragun asked him to set up an exhibit at the resort in 1968, and the event just took off...
July 6, 2018 - 3:30am
July 5, 2018
This Was Brainerd - July 5
JULY 5 20 years ago (1998) (Photo) The Crystal City Quartet headlined Gospel Night, the traditional kickoff to Brainerd's July 4th celebration. Last year's outdoor event was rained out, so this year it moved indoors. Quartet members are Bill Holbrook, Kurt Rothwell and Scott and...
July 5, 2018 - 3:30am
July 4, 2018
This Was Brainerd - July 4
JULY 4 20 years ago (1998) The Cass County Sheriff says that the escaped mental patient is still on the loose and warns citizens to be vigilant. The man is 6-3, weighs 240 pounds and has a cast on his right arm. He is believed to have stolen a pickup and is armed with a knife. ...
July 4, 2018 - 3:30am
July 3, 2018
This Was Brainerd - July 3
JULY 3 20 years ago (1998) A mental patient, who is considered potentially armed and dangerous, escaped from custody while being transported from a commitment hearing in Walker to the Brainerd State Hospital. He told the deputy he was sick and, when the vehicle pulled over, he ran....
July 3, 2018 - 3:30am