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

JANUARY 2 20 years ago (1992) Crow Wing County didn't have to wait long for its 1992 New Year's Baby, but the birth of Emmy Lee Tuomi at 4:56 a.m. marked the end of a long wait for parents Nathan and Mary Tuomi. They had been trying for three years.

Sun, 01/01/2012 - 9:35pm

JANUARY 1 20 years ago (1991) Crow Wing County Sheriff Dick Ross made a three-for-the-price-of-one deal with the county board. He said he could buy three used cars for the price of one new one, and they'd be fine for administrative staff.

Fri, 12/30/2011 - 6:56pm

DECEMBER 30 20 years ago (1991) The Warrior boys finished 3rd in the Burnsville Invitational basketball tourney with a 75-62 victory over Minnetonka. It brought their season record to 5 and 2.

Thu, 12/29/2011 - 7:01pm

DECEMBER 29 20 years ago (1991) In recent years, national and state studies suggest public workers are doing better than those in private business. Now a local study by the Dispatch suggests the same is true here.

Wed, 12/28/2011 - 5:51pm

DECEMBER 28 20 years ago (1991) It was unofficially "Johnson" day at the Fargo Invitational hockey tournament. The Warriors defeated Vincent Massey, of Winnipeg, 6-2. Brainerd's Jason Johnson scored four goals and his twin, Jerr, had the other two.

Tue, 12/27/2011 - 4:45pm

DECEMBER 27 20 years ago (1991) Crow Wing County Extension Director Jim Rabehl was one of 32 Minnesota extension agents to either be eliminated or cut back in a $2.3 million U of M staff cutback.

Mon, 12/26/2011 - 6:33pm

DECEMBER 26 20 years ago (1991) What happened to Joe Eide? His sister thinks he may have been slain in the old Paramount Theatre building in downtown.

Sun, 12/25/2011 - 8:07pm

DECEMBER 25 20 years ago (1991) (Photo) Marine Lance Cpl.

Fri, 12/23/2011 - 5:09pm

DECEMBER 23 20 years ago (1991) Pete Younghans won't forget his first hockey game Jan. 4, 1990, as a Warrior sophomore when he scored two goals.

Thu, 12/22/2011 - 5:36pm

DECEMBER 22 20 years ago (1991) (Adv.) Over 50 4 X 4's to Choose From! 1992 Chevy Silverado 4 X 4 at lower than 1991 prices! Loaded with tilt steering, aluminum wheels, cruise, etc. Reg. $19,516 - now just $13,444 - you save $6,072.

Wed, 12/21/2011 - 7:04pm