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

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

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