This Was Brainerd | | Brainerd, Minnesota
100 years of Brainerd Dispatch Headlines from today's date.

MARCH 16 20 years ago (1994) The Brainerd Bears put in place the first part of their personnel puzzle when they hired Mitch Zwolensky to manage their first team in the North Central Baseball League.

Fri, 03/14/2014 - 8:45pm

MARCH 14 20 years ago (1994) South Subsection 8AA boys' basketball fans may not have expected Elk River to be competitive after graduating a Mr. Basketball winner who signed a Division I contract. But they had sufficient talent to knock off the No.

Thu, 03/13/2014 - 4:40pm

MARCH 13 20 years ago (1994) (Adv.) Rates so hot you can almost smell this paper burning! 13-month Certificate of Deposit - 4.30 percent; 25-month Certificate of Deposit - 4.85%. $2,500 minimum deposit. Metropolitan Federal Bank.

Wed, 03/12/2014 - 4:17pm

MARCH 12 20 years ago (1994) (Adv.) Brainerd Herberger's store had a $1,000 winner in the Herberger's "Strike it Rich" scratch-off game. Wayne Wagner, assistant store manager, presented JoAnn Kortti of Baxter with her prize.

Tue, 03/11/2014 - 6:07pm

MARCH 11 20 years ago (1994) Lew Hudson of Baxter has filed for election to the Brainerd School Board. He joins incumbents Bernie Roberts and Ken Hanson in a 3-way race for two seats.

Mon, 03/10/2014 - 7:44pm

MARCH 9 20 years ago (1994) Saying the county must regain the public's trust, county attorney Jack Graham and a group of citizens urged a return to paper election ballots.

Fri, 03/07/2014 - 9:52pm

MARCH 7 20 years ago (1994) Matt Ostrowski kept a Warrior wrestling streak alive when he finished 4th at 125 pounds in the state Class AA tournament.

Thu, 03/06/2014 - 5:52pm

MARCH 6 20 years ago (1994) As a freshman, Warrior diver Adam Albrecht didn't think much about the state meet. But as a senior he sharpened his skills and qualified for state.

Wed, 03/05/2014 - 6:39pm

MARCH 5 20 years ago (1994) A bill promising $22.5 million for merging the Brainerd Community and Technical College campuses cleared its first legislative hurdle yesterday. Rep.

Tue, 03/04/2014 - 9:45pm

MARCH 4 20 years ago (1994) Tiffany Nelson is making a habit of hitting game-winning three-point baskets at the buzzer. Last year her last second shot won the state Class AA consolation game. Now she hit a three-pointer for Brainerd to beat No.

Mon, 03/03/2014 - 7:31pm