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

MARCH 7 20 years ago (1992) St. Francis' Jason Melcher decisioned Brainerd senior Kirk Hayes 5-3 for the 140-pound title in the state Class AA wrestling tournament, ending Hayes' bid to be the Warriors sixth state champ.

Tue, 03/06/2012 - 5:28pm

MARCH 6 20 years ago (1992) (Photo) Joel Clough, Keith Wroolie and J. J. Kidder found a new use for pompons - on their heads - as they cheered the Brainerd girls' basketball team to a 55-30 victory over St.

Mon, 03/05/2012 - 5:54pm

MARCH 5 20 years ago (1992) Herberger's announced details of another expansion at the Westgate Mall.

Sun, 03/04/2012 - 9:48pm

MARCH 4 20 years ago (1992) President H.W. Bush got high marks from Brainerd, received mixed results from Baxter and a thumbs down in Nisswa, according to straw polls taken at Republican caucuses.

Fri, 03/02/2012 - 8:45pm

MARCH 2 20 years ago (1992) The Brainerd Kixters easily outdistanced their competitors to win an unmatched sixth state title at the Minnesota State Danceline competition.

Thu, 03/01/2012 - 5:59pm

MARCH 1 20 years ago (1992) As demonstrations go, Saturday's protest at Grand Casino was both tiny and tame. It was organized by the Isle Sportsman's Club to protest a TIP fundraiser on the Mille Lacs reservation.

Wed, 02/29/2012 - 6:35pm

FEBRUARY 29 20 years ago (1992) (Photo) With a week to go before the first group on the 1992 London Trip departs, participants in the BCC college tour to the British Isles busily checked itineraries at a meeting at the Holiday Inn.

Tue, 02/28/2012 - 4:34pm

FEBRUARY 28 20 years ago (1992) District 13 State Sen. Don Samuelson has some advice for those who come to his office seeking more state funds for their pet projects.

Mon, 02/27/2012 - 6:24pm

FEBRUARY 27 20 years ago (1992) The Brainerd boys' and girls' basketball teams both moved up in the Associated Press high school polls. The Warrior girls, 20-1, improved their rank from 7th to 5th.

Sun, 02/26/2012 - 8:38pm

FEBRUARY 26 20 years ago (1992) John Ward, a Franklin Junior High School special education teacher who is himself handicapped, was named Brainerd teacher of the year.

Fri, 02/24/2012 - 3:58pm