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

MARCH 22 20 years ago (1992) The Brainerd Warriors girls' basketball team, losers to Mounds View 39-31 in the opening round of the state tournament, roared back to win the consolation title.

Wed, 03/21/2012 - 4:49pm

MARCH 21 20 years ago (1992) Property tax statements being distributed this month will carry a new charge in Crow Wing County.

Tue, 03/20/2012 - 3:56pm

MARCH 20 20 years ago (1992) Birney Wilkins, 90, whose name was almost synonymous with the Crow Wing County Fair, died March 19 at his home in rural Brainerd.

Mon, 03/19/2012 - 8:00pm

MARCH 19 20 years ago (1992) Baxter Mayor Don O'Brien said the proposed cut in state aids to local governments was a shabby way to balance the state budget while forcing up local property taxes. He said the governor and legislators were incompetent.

Sun, 03/18/2012 - 9:27pm

MARCH 18 20 years ago (1992) Sebeka produced another winner in the 1992 Regional Citizen Bee. Nick Sturm was the winner with 69 points, following Tim Arretche, who won the title in 1989 and went on to take 2nd in the national competition.

Fri, 03/16/2012 - 6:17pm

MARCH 16 20 years ago (1992) Three late entrants bring the number of competitors in today's Citizen Bee to 43 students representing 16 area schools. Winners of the contest, sponsored by the Brainerd Dispatch, will go on to the state meet in May.

Thu, 03/15/2012 - 5:10pm

MARCH 15 20 years ago (1992) Horrendous outside shooting, a 15-day layoff and tournament jitters led the top-seeded Warrior boys to a 66-64 loss to St. Cloud Tech in the South Subsection 8AA semis.

Wed, 03/14/2012 - 4:30pm

MARCH 14 20 years ago (1992) The Brainerd girl's basketball team is going to the big dance. The Warriors waltzed to their first Section 8AA championship and trip to state with a 53-45 win over Bemidji.

Tue, 03/13/2012 - 4:15pm

MARCH 13 20 years ago (1992) Over 1,500 Boy Scouts and leaders will converge on Camp Ripley March 27 to 29 for the annual Ripley Rendezvous. The event is chaired by John Puckropp and will involve 100 adult volunteers.

Mon, 03/12/2012 - 6:54pm

MARCH 11 20 years ago (1992) The Brainerd School Board officially set a May 19 referendum and decided to ask voters just one question instead of two. The question, to be combined with school board elections, will ask for $2.

Fri, 03/09/2012 - 6:37pm