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

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

APRIL 8 20 years ago (1994) Brainerd-based KVBR-AM Radio has been purchased by Ingstad Broadcasting, parent company of Sioux Valley Broadcasting, which already owns KLIZ-AM and KLZ-FM in Brainerd.

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 5:50pm

APRIL 7 20 years ago (1994) Ginny Simms, a big-band singer, Broadway and screen actress, died of a heart attack in Palm Springs. She was 81. She and former husband, Don Eastvold, bought Breezy Point Lodge on Pelican Lake in 1963.

Sun, 04/06/2014 - 8:45pm

APRIL 6 20 years ago (1994) Several county citizens urged the county board to return to hand-counted paper ballots after they said equipment breakdowns eroded the public's trust in the election system.

Fri, 04/04/2014 - 8:49pm

APRIL 4 20 years ago (1994) Bob Loss, a member of the Brainerd Moose Lodge since 1954, was recently chosen Minnesota Moose of the Year.

Thu, 04/03/2014 - 6:14pm

APRIL 3 20 years ago (1994) Warren Williams will receive the Outstanding Scouter Award at the recognition dinner of the Central Minnesota Boy Scouts. The award recognizes outstanding service and support from volunteers.

Wed, 04/02/2014 - 4:33pm