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

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

NOVEMBER 13 20 years ago (1993) The Warrior girls swim team finished third in the Section 8 meet at UND.

Tue, 11/12/2013 - 6:36pm

NOVEMBER 12 20 years ago (1993) (Photo) Veteran Norman Nelson sheds a tear as he salutes during the playing of "Taps" at the Veterans Day ceremony at the All-Veterans Memorial.

Mon, 11/11/2013 - 6:15pm

NOVEMBER 5 20 years ago (1993) Terry Holm of Brainerd set the masters 10-kilometer rollerblade world record with a time of 18:15 on the opening day of the World Record Challenge at the Metrodome in Minneapolis.

Mon, 11/11/2013 - 3:13pm

NOVEMBER 10 20 years ago (1993) Confidence Learning Center received a shot in the arm in the form of a $15,000 grant from Potlatch Corp.

Fri, 11/08/2013 - 9:51pm