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

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

JANUARY 1 20 years ago (1994) Brainerd International, Inc., announced that its board of directors has discontinued efforts to develop a motorsports facility in Wisconsin.

Tue, 12/31/2013 - 5:09pm

DECEMBER 31 20 years ago (1993) For the 6th time this season the unbeaten Warrior cross country ski teams have avalanched their opponents.

Mon, 12/30/2013 - 5:23pm

DECEMBER 30 20 years ago (1993) The Warrior girls proved that good defense equates to a successful offense. Brainerd won its own Holiday Basketball Invitational with a resounding 53-34 victory over Hopkins in the title game.

Sun, 12/29/2013 - 4:06pm

DECEMBER 29 20 years ago (1993) Brandon Bollig scored 2:36 into OT as Brainerd nipped Hibbing 3-2 in the first round of the Hibbing Invitational Hockey tournament.

Fri, 12/27/2013 - 6:38pm

DECEMBER 27 20 years ago (1993) Someone wielding a high-powered rifle fired more than 30 rounds at the Brainerd Dispatch building early this morning.

Thu, 12/26/2013 - 5:29pm

DECEMBER 26 20 years ago (1993) Abas Korchari, owner of Charlie's Restaurant in the Brainerd Mall, got a Christmas present this past year that was a dream come true.

Wed, 12/25/2013 - 8:42pm

DECEMBER 25 20 years ago (1993) Moorhead, ranked No. 3 in the AP hockey polls, rallied with two goals in the third period to edge Brainerd 3-2 at Moorhead.

Tue, 12/24/2013 - 8:05pm

DECEMBER 24 20 years ago (1993) Confidence Learning Center, the Salvation Army and Brainerd-Staples Technical College have received $141,000 from the estate of Myrtle Little.

Mon, 12/23/2013 - 5:17pm

DECEMBER 23 20 years ago (1993) Holiday sales have many area merchants singing "It's the Most Wonderful Time of the Year." Patrons are buying and cash tills are ringing. Larry Anderson of J.C. Penney says, "It's been great.

Sun, 12/22/2013 - 6:26pm