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Looking Back, May 24

40 years ago, May 24, 1973

From the Country Echo

(Photo) Pine River’s Ron Stark clears the high jump easily at the Pequot Lakes invitational meet on Saturday.

(Adv.) Points North Realty, Pine River: Two-bedroom cabin on Sibley Lake near Pequot Lakes. Newly remodeled. Good fishing. $9,900.

30 years ago, May 26, 1983

From the Country Echo

Construction work at the intersection of Highway 371 and County Road 77 has been generating a lot of curiosity lately — Viking Waterslide is the latest in Nisswa area summer attractions.

Winners in the third annual Dam Run at Crosslake were Mike Stone in the 2K with a time of 7:10 and Kelly Frazier in the 10K with a time of 31:29.

20 years ago, May 20, 1993

From the Lake Country Echo

The 1993 fishing opener featured cold weather and steady winds when Cragun’s on Gull Lake hosted the event and Gov. Arne Carlson.

Crosslake police chief John Backdahl received a commendation and plaque from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Crosslake Dam and Recreation Area for his many years of cooperation and public assistance in the management of the recreation area.

10 years ago, May 22, 2003

From the Lake Country Echo

Paul Fox and Ashley Meschke were named senior Athletes of the Year at the All-Activities Banquet.

At the Mid-State Conference boys’ golf meet at Cuyuna Country Club, Dan Albertson earned All-Mid-State honors by finishing seventh overall with a round of 81.

Denton (Denny) Newman Jr.
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