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Looking Back - Dec. 22, 2017

40 years ago - Dec. 22, 1977

A select group of 50 snowmobilers from throughout Minnesota is currently making preparations for the first-ever KRSI-KFMX Big Even-Super 400 Twin Cities to Brainerd run.

A traveling art exhibition of Minnesota art works from the Depression era will open at Brainerd Community College Jan. 14.

30 years ago - Dec. 31, 1987

Pequot Lakes volunteer firefighters Bob Peterson and Mike French assist Mike Durham as he removes an oxygen tank after emerging from a smoke-filled home in Loon Lake Township.

Richard E. Wiese, Pequot Lakes, has received recognition from the American Hereford Association, Kansas City, for owning a cow that has achieved superior performance among all registered Hereford cows in the nation.

20 years ago - Dec. 26, 1997

(Headline) Trooper Don Kremer joins Santa's squad: Pequot area lawman retires after 35 years as peace officer

There are 14 anglers who should be very grateful Mille Lacs County has a hovercraft. The 14 and a dog were stranded Sunday on Mille Lacs when they became separated from shore by as much as a half-mile of open water.

10 years ago - Dec. 13, 2007

(Headline) Crow Wing, Cass counties make most impaired driving list

(Photo) Pequot Lakes High School graduate Randy Myers stands in front of hundreds of Emperor penguins in Antarctica. He said they were very tame because their only predators are leopard seals.

- Compiled by Theresa Bourke, Staff Writer

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