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OCTOBER 4 20 years ago (1993) Marilyn Bielak of Brainerd was the Grand Casino Mille Lacs grand prize winner in a Lucky 7s Giveaway. The retiree will receive $777 a week for one year. After the win "a guy had to get a chair for me," she said.

Thu, 10/03/2013 - 4:39pm

OCTOBER 3 20 years ago (1993) Acrometal Companies, Inc. of Brainerd announced that it has purchased plastic products maker Crosby Manufacturing. Paul Lindbloom, Acrometal president, says it is part of a long-range growth plan.

Wed, 10/02/2013 - 5:00pm

OCTOBER 2 20 years ago (1993) While a gale-force wind whipped across the field and nipped at a capacity homecoming crowd, the Warrior football team blew past St. Cloud Tech.

Tue, 10/01/2013 - 4:22pm

SEPTEMBER 30 20 years ago (1993) At 5-10 and 170 pounds Tim Moran isn't an imposing physical specimen. But don't let his size fool you; this Warrior Athlete of the Week is an anchor of the Brainerd offensive line. He ranks first in his class with a 4.

Fri, 09/27/2013 - 11:59pm

SEPTEMBER 29 20 years ago (1993) Todd Holland can't remember how he finished in his first Brainerd Golf Club men's championship, but he won't forget his second appearance. The 31-year-old, who last year moved back from St.

Fri, 09/27/2013 - 8:48pm

SEPTEMBER 27 20 years ago (1993) Steve Bourassa was easy to spot as he walked off the plane at the Brainerd airport. He was the only passenger flanked by a black Labrador retriever.

Thu, 09/26/2013 - 4:14pm

SEPTEMBER 26 20 years ago (1993) Despite winning just four events the Warrior girls swim team outdid Moorhead 99.5 to 86.5. Beth Hadland was once again a double winner, taking the 200 IM and the 100 butterfly.

Wed, 09/25/2013 - 5:19pm

SEPTEMBER 25 20 years ago (1993) (Adv.) Who in Hell Cares? No one. But God in Heaven cares very much. Think about it. Christ Community Church - Hwy 371 North - in Nisswa.

Tue, 09/24/2013 - 5:18pm

SEPTEMBER 24 20 years ago (1993) (By Steve Kohls, photographer.) Pete Gaustad still remembers me. For several years I've been taking photos to go with his birthday stories.

Mon, 09/23/2013 - 4:15pm

SEPTEMBER 23 20 years ago (1993) Recently a number of bicycles have been stolen in north, northeast and south Brainerd. Brainerd police are seeking information and ask citizens to call them with information.

Sun, 09/22/2013 - 8:09pm