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

FEBRUARY 7 20 years ago (1994) Sophomore Greg Hurt poured in a season-high 38 points to lead Brainerd Community College to a 106-104 win at Crookston. The Raiders led 106-101 before Crookston drained a 3-pointer at the buzzer to make it close.

Thu, 02/06/2014 - 8:55pm

FEBRUARY 6 20 years ago (1994) New state handgun permit forms will be available locally starting Feb. 15.

Wed, 02/05/2014 - 4:49pm

FEBRUARY 5 20 years ago (1994) Despite the end of the Cold War, the world remains a dangerous place, said Gen. John Vessey as he discussed the continued and changing role of the military.

Tue, 02/04/2014 - 7:07pm

FEBRUARY 4 20 years ago (1994) The Brainerd hockey team grabbed sole possession of first place in the Central Lakes Conference with a 4-1 victory over St. Cloud Tech.

Mon, 02/03/2014 - 7:42pm

FEBRUARY 3 20 years ago (1994) (Photo) Hanspeter Borgwarth, honored at an open house Tuesday as 1993 Outstanding Citizen of the Year, gets a hug in the receiving line at the Holiday Inn. There was a capacity crowd of well wishers.

Sun, 02/02/2014 - 6:48pm

FEBRUARY 2 20 years ago (1994) The 1981 Citizen of the Year, who some called a building block of Brainerd and others called Mr. Brainerd, died at Bethany Good Samaritan.

Fri, 01/31/2014 - 9:43pm

JANUARY 31 20 years ago (1994) First place in the conference was on the line when Alexandria met the 10th-ranked Warriors at the Civic Center.

Thu, 01/30/2014 - 6:47pm

JANUARY 30 20 years ago (1994) It's long been common practice for clergy to visit their parishioners in the hospital. Area priests and ministers plan to continue doing so, but a new law to protect patient's privacy is making that more difficult.

Wed, 01/29/2014 - 7:22pm

JANUARY 29 20 years ago (1994) Marlene Thompson says she's been fired. The manager of the Crosby EZ Stop, Clint Wood, says no comment. Thompson claims she was let go because she spoke with a Dispatch reporter about gas prices.

Tue, 01/28/2014 - 5:59pm

JANUARY 28 20 years ago (1994) They call him a distance/sprinter. As contradictory as the term seems, it's applicable to swimmer Joe Esser, the Warrior Athlete of the Week.

Mon, 01/27/2014 - 5:34pm