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

DECEMBER 11 20 years ago (1993) Both 6-1, both 1,000 point scorers at Brainerd High School, Sarah Northway and Margit Rinks are adjusting to college basketball. Northway is playing a backup role at Arizona, which is 4-1 so far.

Tue, 12/10/2013 - 6:10pm

DECEMBER 10 20 years ago (1993) It might seem unusual that everyone was talking about the losing goaltender, but the Little Falls sophomore stopped 43 shots, many from close range, as the Warriors beat the Flyers 7-1.

Mon, 12/09/2013 - 5:51pm

DECEMBER 9 20 years ago (1993) A somewhat peeved Baxter City Council shelved a request for a donation to the annual Brainerd-Baxter 4th of July fireworks. Council members said they'd have to wait until May.

Sun, 12/08/2013 - 9:15pm

DECEMBER 8 20 years ago (1993) Birds won't force the Crow Wing County landfill to pack up and move in the next five years, but the site's future remains up in the air.

Fri, 12/06/2013 - 9:46pm

DECEMBER 6 20 years ago (1993) The Warrior hockey team pumped in four unanswered goals and went on to record a 6-2 win over the Virginia Blue Devils. Warrior goaltender Troy Winegarner stopped 18 shots in chalking up his second victory.

Thu, 12/05/2013 - 5:43pm

DECEMBER 5 20 years ago (1993) The Brainerd girls' basketball team was hoping to get off on the right foot for the new coach and four new starters.

Wed, 12/04/2013 - 5:29pm

DECEMBER 4 20 years ago (1993) (Photo) Bob Olson has been a mayor, a grain elevator owner and ran a hardware store. Now he's co-owner of a country bar in downtown Brainerd.

Tue, 12/03/2013 - 5:36pm

DECEMBER 3 20 years ago (1993) There's no going back now - the Motley and Staples school districts will solidify a rocky romance and be permanently joined as of July 1. Staples approved the merger by almost 8-to-1, with 788 yes and 101 no votes.

Tue, 12/03/2013 - 1:19am

DECEMBER 1 20 years ago (1993) Dumping garbage illegally in the county has Crow Wing County commissioners upset because the cleanup cost falls on to the backs of taxpayers. Two recent cleanups came to $1,700.

Fri, 11/29/2013 - 9:21pm

DECEMBER 2 20 years ago (1993) When it comes to health care, everyone agrees that something has to be done. Fifty citizens gathered here at a meeting sponsored by Region 5 to discuss the problems and promises of health care reform.

Thu, 11/28/2013 - 10:05pm