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

OCTOBER 20 20 years ago (1993) Honesty is still the best policy, but sometimes it doesn't feel that way. The Baxter council was forced to deny a request from a local organization to sell Christmas trees from a resident's yard.

Fri, 10/18/2013 - 8:56pm

OCTOBER 18 20 years ago (1993) (Photo) Thousands of music lovers packed the Brainerd High School gymnasium to enjoy the concert by the U.S. Army Field Band and Soldier's Chorus, sponsored by the Dispatch.

Thu, 10/17/2013 - 4:20pm

OCTOBER 17 20 years ago (1993) (Adv.) Flavors of Fall! Fresh Pork Steak - lb. 99 cents; Birdseye Cool Whip - carton 66 cents; Fresh Broccoli - head 67 cents; Split Top Bread - 2 loaves for $1.00; Regular Folger's Coffee - 39 oz. can $3.88.

Wed, 10/16/2013 - 4:36pm

OCTOBER 16 20 years ago (1993) Brainerd's Caryn Niemi and Brianna Beck advanced the farthest of any Warriors in the South Sub-Section 8AA tennis tournament, finishing fourth in doubles. The pair took a St.

Tue, 10/15/2013 - 4:21pm

OCTOBER 15 20 years ago (1993) Tomorrow is International Newspaper Carrier Day and the Dispatch pays tribute to our 114 youth carriers and 32 motor route drivers.

Tue, 10/15/2013 - 8:32am

OCTOBER 14 20 years ago (1993) A St. Paul businessman was convicted of bank fraud related to the purchase and development of the old BN Center rail yard.

Sun, 10/13/2013 - 3:22pm

OCTOBER 13 20 years ago (1993) A Brainerd man suffered a blow to the head from what appeared to be a hammer, Brainerd Police said. The 20-year-old heard smashing sounds outside his home.

Fri, 10/11/2013 - 3:34pm

OCTOBER 11 20 years ago (1993) Canadian troops training at Camp Ripley brought Thanksgiving with them this weekend, donating nearly a ton of food to the Sharing Bread Soup Kitchen. What's Columbus Day here is Thanksgiving Day there.

Thu, 10/10/2013 - 4:17pm

OCTOBER 10 20 years ago (1993) The only pro football team in Minnesota would give anything to be averaging 34.2 points and 336.5 yards per game, and to have won five of its six games.

Wed, 10/09/2013 - 5:37pm

OCTOBER 9 20 years ago (1993) (Adv.) Limited Time Offer! Two-year Certificate of Deposit - 5.00% interest rate / 5.09% annual yield. $500 minimum deposit. Penalty for early withdrawal. See us today. Credit America Savings - Brainerd.

Tue, 10/08/2013 - 5:55pm