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

APRIL 24 20 years ago (1994) The unofficial theme of this summer's 4th of July celebration could be "getting more bang for your buck.

Wed, 04/23/2014 - 4:13pm

APRIL 23 20 years ago (1994) Minnesota-Morris shortstop Todd Vanek of Brainerd collected eight hits in 17 trips to the plate as the Cougars swept a four-game series against Southwest State University.

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 7:46pm

APRIL 22 20 years ago (1994) To improve the quality of housing in Brainerd, the city council is considering a housing maintenance code.

Mon, 04/21/2014 - 6:05pm

APRIL 21 20 years ago (1994) Supporting a district court decision, the Minn. Court of Appeals said the county board may hire outside counsel in certain circumstances.

Sun, 04/20/2014 - 9:14pm

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