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

JUNE 1 20 years ago (1992) Tim O'Brien of Brainerd won his second Wissota Super Stock feature race in two days Saturday at North Central Speedway.

Thu, 05/31/2012 - 4:39pm

MAY 31 20 years ago (1992) (Adv.) Tremendous Airfare Sale! Roundtrip fares from Brainerd to: Chicago - $120; Denver - $160; Orlando - $175; New York - $155; San Diego - $185; Seattle - $185; Boston - $170.

Wed, 05/30/2012 - 8:12pm

MAY 30 20 years ago (1992) History, as usual, yields to progress. This week workers will push down the old Brainerd Bottling Works to make way for a new $1.5 million, 11-unit townhouse project. It'll be a sad day for Paul Cibuzar.

Tue, 05/29/2012 - 4:20pm

MAY 29 20 years ago (1992) Mark Redemske always wondered what it would be like to fish in a professional tournament.

Mon, 05/28/2012 - 6:04pm

MAY 28 20 years ago (1992) Don O'Brien is ready to throw in the towel as mayor of Baxter. The veteran of several political offices will not seek re-election when his term ends.

Sun, 05/27/2012 - 5:55pm

MAY 24 20 years ago (1992) Thomas J. Ryan, a partner in Brainerd's oldest law firm, died Friday in Little Falls. "He was a bulldog in the courtroom," recalled Cris Drake, a partner in the firm. "He wouldn't back down.

Wed, 05/23/2012 - 4:52pm

MAY 23 20 years ago (1992) (Photos) Jerry Ferrier of Crosby lured in this 25-2 northern in the Cuyuna Range mine pits. Ralph Ferrier of Crosby pulled in these 15-3 and 14-8 northerns while fishing in the Pennington mine pit.

Tue, 05/22/2012 - 5:17pm

MAY 21 20 years ago (1992) (Photo) The fifth annual celebration of sound at Brainerd Community College features "Diane Saumer and Friends," including: Jim Hanson, Lyle Kline, Bob Guidi, Tom Rohr, Diane Saumer, Wes Menton, Roger Awsumb and Cleo Kuelbs.

Sun, 05/20/2012 - 8:13pm

MAY 16 20 years ago (1992) With a week remaining in the regular season the Warrior baseball team may not like its conference position at 3-9. But left-hander Dan Anderson is one reason Brainerd is encouraged.

Tue, 05/15/2012 - 8:19pm

MAY 15 20 years ago (1992) (Photos) Walleye action was fair on the opening weekend. Gary Fox of Brainerd lured in these two walleyes, which combine to weigh 15 pounds.

Mon, 05/14/2012 - 7:40pm