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

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

NOVEMBER 29 20 years ago (1993) The dream of an independent Motley school dissipated. Motley School District residents now find themselves torn between two alternatives. In separate elections, Motley and Staples will vote on whether to join.

Thu, 11/28/2013 - 9:02pm

NOVEMBER 28 20 years ago (1993) (Photo) Chet Durm provided the horse drawn wagon rides during Nisswa's Christmas Lighting Ceremony on Friday night. About 300 spectators enjoyed a bonfire and hot cider while waiting for lights to come on at 6:59.59.

Wed, 11/27/2013 - 6:11pm

If you really took a look at America’s history, you would see some pretty stark contradictions. Look how we treated America’s first inhabitants, very badly, and how this country abused slavery, kidnapped people to be here and work against their wills, treated just like livestock. And yet, even w...

Tue, 11/26/2013 - 10:28pm