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

JANUARY 13 20 years ago (1994) Customers were happy, and other area service stations expressed surprise that unleaded gas was selling for 95.9 cents a gallon at the Crosby EZ Stop. And it had been 93.9 earlier in the week.

Sun, 01/12/2014 - 6:09pm

JANUARY 12 20 years ago (1994) Pine River council member Ed Balk tried quietly to adjourn the city council meeting before Mayor Shirley "Bunny" Anderson could resign. He was unsuccessful.

Fri, 01/10/2014 - 9:54pm

JANUARY 10 20 years ago (1994) Somewhere Al Michaels was smiling. While the Warrior's 56-55 basketball victory over 6th ranked Moorhead pales in comparison to the U.S. hockey victory over the Russians in 1980, it was inspiring.

Thu, 01/09/2014 - 5:55pm

JANUARY 9 20 years ago (1994) A young woman, who was a teenager at the time she brutally killed her boyfriend in Crow Wing County, will spend much of her adult life in prison. Darcy Drobac, 20, of St.

Wed, 01/08/2014 - 9:57pm

JANUARY 8 20 years ago (1994) Although the mercury has plummeted below zero, for many area residents the temperature is over 100. The flu season has hit Brainerd. Schools are reporting record absenteeism and St.

Tue, 01/07/2014 - 6:49pm

JANUARY 7 20 years ago (1994) Long a supporter of amateur athletics at all levels, Jon Haapajoki has now become a professional sports booster.

Mon, 01/06/2014 - 5:24pm

JANUARY 6 20 years ago (1994) The city of Baxter will ask Crow Wing County to sell tax-forfeited land near the Baxter Industrial Park for a relocation of the Viking Coca Cola plant in Brainerd.

Sun, 01/05/2014 - 6:21pm

JANUARY 5 20 years ago (1994) Dave Selinger accomplished perfection when he rolled a 300 game at Paul Bunyan Bowl on Dec. 17 in the Strike and Spare league.

Fri, 01/03/2014 - 5:17pm

20 years ago (1994) Bo Delahunt had the high score for the season, was named most improved archer and was a member of the winning team at Easy Riders archery range. Other team members are Gary Thompson, Kyle Delahunt, Brett Monaghan and Ken Shepherd. 30 years ago (1984) Almost $200 in cash was taken...

Thu, 01/02/2014 - 6:12pm

JANUARY 2 20 years ago (1994) Rollo Winegarner, of Winegarner Insurance Agency on Laurel Street, has been selected as district agent of the year by American Family Insurance.

Wed, 01/01/2014 - 9:09pm