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

JANUARY 16 20 years ago (1994) It's been years since the weather was so cold. And it's been two years since the Warrior gymnastics team has been so hot. "I've waited for a night like this," said coach Dave Maras, as Brainerd topped St.

Wed, 01/15/2014 - 6:19pm

JANUARY 15 20 years ago (1994) (Adv.) $5,000 Reward! Offered for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person who vandalized the offices of the Brainerd Dispatch with gunfire around 4:30 a.m. on Dec. 27th.

Tue, 01/14/2014 - 7:29pm

JANUARY 14 20 years ago (1994) The Brainerd Jaycees fourth annual Ice Fishing Extravaganza is billed as the "Hottest Day in Ice Fishing." Extravaganza chairman Don Ryan joked that it would be "30 degrees, sunny and no wind.

Mon, 01/13/2014 - 6:46pm

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