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100 years of Brainerd Dispatch Headlines from today's date.

APRIL 20 20 years ago (1994) (Photo) The east wall of the empty Paramount Theatre was brought down by a Hengel Construction employee as he worked on demolition of the Brainerd landmark.

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 8:39pm

APRIL 18 20 years ago (1994) A frequent comment on the upcoming school referendum is that Brainerd shouldn't have to buy the Brainerd Tech College building because they already paid for it once.

Thu, 04/17/2014 - 4:17pm

APRIL 17 20 years ago (1994) Although consumers will never see the A-Tek name stamped on their telephones, the Brainerd company is leaving its mark on each piece of telecom equipment it assembles.

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 5:12pm

APRIL 16 20 years ago (1994) Cathy Gray, an active volunteer with the Crow Wing County Red Cross and Hospice program, has accepted the additional challenge of chairing this fall's United Way campaign.

Tue, 04/15/2014 - 5:34pm

APRIL 15 20 years ago (1994) The Warrior softball team got off to its best start in six years, shutting out Little Falls 3-0 to move to a 3-1 overall record. Sarah Houle tossed a two-hitter, striking out six.

Mon, 04/14/2014 - 6:53pm

APRIL 14 20 years ago (1994) (Adv.) Free Tap Beer - 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. weeknights at Roscoe's in Downtown Brainerd. Happy Hour from Noon to 7 p.m. on weekdays. Free peanuts and pretzels.

Sun, 04/13/2014 - 5:08pm

APRIL 13 20 years ago (1994) An enthusiastic Randy Klinger of the St. Cloud YMCA has been hired as executive director of the Brainerd Family YMCA. The 33-year-old Waseca native said he and his family "are excited to move into this community.

Fri, 04/11/2014 - 8:46pm

APRIL 11 20 years ago (1994) Randy Mertes of Brainerd won the 200-pound division of the 40-44 age group in the Masters Weightlifting Championships in Dallas.

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 5:51pm

APRIL 10 20 years ago (1994) (Photo) Bataan Death March survivors Russ Swearingen, Henry Peck, and Walt Straka listen as "Taps" is played outside the Brainerd National Guard Armory observing the 52nd Anniversary of the fall of Bataan.

Wed, 04/09/2014 - 5:11pm

APRIL 9 20 years ago (1994) Sarah Houle pitched a no-hitter but the Warriors dropped a 1-0 decision to Willmar in the conference softball opener. Houle, a sophomore, struck out 11 and walked four. Patty Erickson, pitching for Willmar, fanned 10.

Tue, 04/08/2014 - 6:04pm