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Looking Back-Sept. 19, 2013

40 years ago, Sept. 27, 1973

From the Country Echo

(Photo) Craig Schlapkohl and Colleen Raph began their reign as Homecoming King and Queen last Friday in the Pine River gymnasium.

Nisswa Elementary School students hop to collect about 4,500 Campbell’s Soup Labels to earn a portable cassette tape player recorder.

30 years ago, Sept. 22, 1983

From the Country Echo

Boy Scout Greg Buss repainted about 30 Pequot Lakes city curbs as a community service project.

(Headline) Charity bike-a-thon in Nisswa garners $700 for St. Jude’s.

20 years ago, Sept. 16, 1993

From the Lake Country Echo

Navy nurse veteran Pat Fischer was named the Sixth District Adjutant for the American Legion.

(Headline) Pequot edges Pine River-Backus in volleyball.

10 years ago, Sept. 18, 2003

From the Lake Country Echo

Pequot Lakes School social worker Eileen Nelson was named Minnesota School Social Worker of the Year.

The Tom Thumb gas station in Pine River closed its doors on Sept. 11.

Denton (Denny) Newman Jr.
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