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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

MAY 14 20 years ago (1992) Looking for prime industrial property? The Resolution Trust Corp., responsible for liquidating assets of failed savings and loans, will sell the BITC railroad property to you for $455,000 - a significant loss.

Sun, 05/13/2012 - 5:19pm

MAY 13 20 years ago (1992) Lakeshore property owners with glazed eyes converged on the courthouse; the problem was sticker shock from new property valuations. Gull Lake is at $650 a front foot, Gilbert $250, Whitefish $750, Round and Pelican $500.

Fri, 05/11/2012 - 8:09pm

20 years ago (1992) The 1993 Governor's Fishing Opener will be on Gull Lake, the Minnesota Office of Tourism said today. Cragun's Lodge and Conference Center successfully bid to bring Gov.

Thu, 05/10/2012 - 5:58pm

MAY 10 20 years ago (1992) In Darien DeRocher's words, "once a Warrior, always a Warrior." The 56-year-old Brainerd native will retire after 34 years in athletics and education at Foley High School.

Wed, 05/09/2012 - 6:26pm