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

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

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