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

NOVEMBER 27 20 years ago (1993) It has taken team work to make the Brainerd Jaycees $100,000 Ice Fishing Extravaganza what it is today - the most popular ice fishing contest in Minnesota.

Tue, 11/26/2013 - 5:16pm

NOVEMBER 26 20 years ago (1993) Brainerd City Hall is an art gallery. Since Nov.

Mon, 11/25/2013 - 5:37pm

NOVEMBER 25 20 years ago (1993) Although it dropped 13 inches of snow on the Brainerd area, the Thanksgiving Day snowstorm apparently caused no serious mishaps here.

Sun, 11/24/2013 - 6:28pm

NOVEMBER 2420 years ago (1993)“Build it and they will come.” George Vedder’s dream of building the North Central Baseball League, an 8-team Class A minor league, came true when Brainerd became the first franchise. The city council approved a two-year lease for 36 games at Mills Park.30 years a...

Fri, 11/22/2013 - 3:47pm

NOVEMBER 21 20 years ago (1993) Sandy Smith finally got the news he'd been waiting a lifetime to hear. The 1986 Brainerd grad is being called up by the NHL's New York Islanders.

Wed, 11/20/2013 - 6:28pm

NOVEMBER 20 20 years ago (1993) For all practical purposes, an undercover operation regarding sexual solicitation in public places is over, though new complaints could cause it to be resumed.

Tue, 11/19/2013 - 5:20pm

NOVEMBER 18 20 years ago (1993) A Crow Wing County jury found Darcy Drobac, of St. Paul, guilty of intentionally killing her former boyfriend by slashing his throat on the Crooked Lake Road, east of Brainerd.

Sun, 11/17/2013 - 9:00pm

NOVEMBER 17 20 years ago (1993) They may be cute and itty-bitty, but a kitty in the city ain't always pretty. Mayor Bonnie Cumberland told the council she has lots of evidence about havoc raised by cats running wild.

Fri, 11/15/2013 - 5:41pm

NOVEMBER 15 20 years ago (1993) Mike Ramsdell rolled a 300 game Oct. 29th, the first in his 21-year bowling career and only the second perfect game at Brainerd Bowling Center.

Thu, 11/14/2013 - 5:32pm

NOVEMBER 14 20 years ago (1993) The Brainerd Community College Jazz Band will perform an "Autumn Cabaret" concert in the cafeteria at the school.

Wed, 11/13/2013 - 6:17pm