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

APRIL 1 20 years ago (1994) Trying to avoid a head-on collision with a car, the driver of a gasoline tanker truck left Hwy 371 near Ft. Ripley and rolled into the ditch. About 1,500 gallons of gas had leaked as of this morning.

Mon, 03/31/2014 - 6:21pm

MARCH 31 20 years ago (1994) Brainerd attorney Don Ryan, a partner in the law firm Ryan, Ruttger and Drake, has announced his candidacy for Crow Wing County Attorney. "The Ryan family has provided legal services here since 1903.

Sun, 03/30/2014 - 5:52pm

MARCH 30 20 years ago (1994) Earl LeDoux rolled a perfect 300 game in the Monday Nite Mixer league at Brainerd Bowling Center.

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 9:06pm

MARCH 28 20 years ago (1994) Jaime Mueller of Brainerd skied to a 15th place finish in the 5km freestyle to earn All-America honors at the USSA Junior Olympics in Bend, Oregon.

Thu, 03/27/2014 - 4:20pm

MARCH 27 20 years ago (1994) Jackie Bye, daughter of Conrad and Carolyn Bye, Nisswa, has been named to the dean's list at the Univ. of Puget Sound. Last year, Bye took a leave of absence to tour with "Up With People.

Wed, 03/26/2014 - 4:10pm

MARCH 26 20 years ago (1994) Forty years ago they were the toast of Minnesota. On March 27, 1954, the Warriors left Williams Arena with the state championship trophy.

Tue, 03/25/2014 - 7:03pm

MARCH 25 20 years ago (1994) (Photo) Woodland Good Samaritan Village residents Hattie Kinsmiller and her daughter, Betty Kinsmiller, talk at the care facility yesterday.

Mon, 03/24/2014 - 6:38pm

MARCH 24 20 years ago (1994) (Photo) Because the company had not secured the necessary permit approvals, Minnegasco was asked to cease construction of a gas pipeline north of Riverside Drive off McKay Road.

Sun, 03/23/2014 - 5:43pm

MARCH 23 20 years ago (1994) Thanks to a major reorganization, the United Way will be working for a lot more people in central Minnesota.

Fri, 03/21/2014 - 8:51pm

MARCH 21 20 years ago (1994) Senior Nathan Pederson extended his school record in the shot put by three inches in the season opening Huskie Classic track and field meet at St. Cloud State.

Thu, 03/20/2014 - 5:59pm