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

DECEMBER 26 20 years ago (1993) Abas Korchari, owner of Charlie's Restaurant in the Brainerd Mall, got a Christmas present this past year that was a dream come true.

Wed, 12/25/2013 - 8:42pm

DECEMBER 25 20 years ago (1993) Moorhead, ranked No. 3 in the AP hockey polls, rallied with two goals in the third period to edge Brainerd 3-2 at Moorhead.

Tue, 12/24/2013 - 8:05pm

DECEMBER 24 20 years ago (1993) Confidence Learning Center, the Salvation Army and Brainerd-Staples Technical College have received $141,000 from the estate of Myrtle Little.

Mon, 12/23/2013 - 5:17pm

DECEMBER 23 20 years ago (1993) Holiday sales have many area merchants singing "It's the Most Wonderful Time of the Year." Patrons are buying and cash tills are ringing. Larry Anderson of J.C. Penney says, "It's been great.

Sun, 12/22/2013 - 6:26pm

DECEMBER 22 20 years ago (1993) Ticket holders to Linda Eder's Christmas concert tomorrow won't be able to take their seats until the doors open at 6:45 p.m.

Fri, 12/20/2013 - 5:40pm

DECEMBER 20 20 years ago (1993) (Edit.) Some people say Joe Melby has been a Dispatch printer so long he helped to invent type. Yes, that's a joke, but he's been here so long that he's seen technology transform the printed word.

Thu, 12/19/2013 - 5:12pm

DECEMBER 19 20 years ago (1993) Entries only a few blocks apart in south Brainerd were winners in the 7th Annual Brainerd-Baxter Lighting Contest. The Holiday Inn on South 6th Street took top honors in the commercial division, while R.L.

Wed, 12/18/2013 - 5:56pm

DECEMBER 18 20 years ago (1993) A woman, who sold a 1950s Hummel figurine to Rolland and Birgit Voeller of Birgit's Jewelers, has been found.

Tue, 12/17/2013 - 6:48pm

DECEMBER 17 20 years ago (1993) For a relatively small audience, questions were plentiful at a public hearing on funding for a fire hall in Nisswa.

Mon, 12/16/2013 - 8:24pm

DECEMBER 16 20 years ago (1993) The city of Nisswa and neighbors of the controversial Gull Lake public access have reached agreement on a litigation strategy against the DNR if a lawsuit is necessary.

Sun, 12/15/2013 - 6:21pm