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

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

FEBRUARY 24 20 years ago (1992) Warrior senior Kirk Hayes won his second Section 8AA wrestling title and Jake Jensen finished second to head to the state tournament. Hayes has a 23-2 record at 140-pounds.

Thu, 02/23/2012 - 10:53pm

FEBRYARY 23 20 years ago (1992) At the turn of the new year, Jack Ruttger turned over operations of Ruttger's Bay Lake Lodge & Conference Center to his son Chris.

Wed, 02/22/2012 - 8:40pm

FEBRUARY 22 20 years ago (1992) Three one-hundredths of a second is comparable to the length of a hangnail, said Warrior swim coach Joe Vrudny. That's the distance and time by which Lance Hoff finished 2nd in the state 50 free swim finals.

Tue, 02/21/2012 - 6:22pm

FEBRUARY 21 20 years ago (1992) The Warrior girls, ranked 7th in Class AA, managed a 64-42 conference win over Rocori despite some ragged play, improving to 18-1.

Mon, 02/20/2012 - 5:32pm

FEBRUARY 20 20 years ago (1992) (Photo) Chuck Pearson, executive chef for the Holiday Inn, will be one of the many sweet tooth experts to donate their wares to the Chocolate Lovers Extravaganza this Sunday.

Sun, 02/19/2012 - 4:44pm