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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

MARCH 9 20 years ago (1992) (Photo) Brainerd's Jennifer Bluth, Margit Rinke, Sarah Northway and Jennifer Imsande express jubilation after defeating Elk River 63-53 to win their first South Subsection 8AA basketball title.

Thu, 03/08/2012 - 5:24pm

MARCH 8 20 years ago (1992) The Greater Lakes Assn. of Realtors recently announced the election of officers for 1992. Jim Knudsen of Brainerd is president; Marjorie Nolan, Nisswa, is vice president; and Jo Christensen, Brainerd, was elected secretary.

Wed, 03/07/2012 - 5:18pm

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