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

JANUARY 21 20 years ago (1994) Many might assume that, with recent bitter weather, all area lakes are completely frozen.

Mon, 01/20/2014 - 3:56pm

JANUARY 20 20 years ago (1994) The Nisswa Volunteer Fire Department will have a new fire hall by next year. The Nisswa council unanimously approved construction of a $500,000 facility and the bonding to finance it.

Sun, 01/19/2014 - 5:13pm

JANUARY 19 20 years ago (1994) When the current cold snap ends later this week, Steve Stohr and his employees at West Brainerd Amoco may sleep for a week.

Fri, 01/17/2014 - 9:26pm

JANUARY 17 20 years ago (1994) (Adv.) Wild Game Feed! Wednesday, January 19. Proceeds to benefit the local chapter of the Minnesota Deer Hunters Association. $5.00 Donation. Moose, Duck, Antelope, Goose, Pheasant and Venison. Regular menu available.

Thu, 01/16/2014 - 3:56pm

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