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Looking Back-May 16, 2013

40 years ago, May 17, 1973

From the Country Echo

Not since 1940 has the Sixth District American Legion Convention been held in Pequot Lakes. This year the event will bring several thousand to Pequot Lakes from Elk River to Baudette.

Kevin Hagen is valedictorian and Nancy Kennedy is salutatorian for the Class of 1973 at Pequot Lakes High School.

30 years ago, May 19, 1983

From the Country Echo

David Martin Nelson is valedictorian and Kathryn Ann Ebnet is salutatorian at Pequot Lakes High School.

(Photo) Tina Juve, Crosslake 1983 Princess; Dorothy Lindenberg, queen chairman; and Helen Eagle, 1983 Miss Crosslake, at the Crosslake Chamber’s spring dinner at Norway Ridge.

20 years ago, May 13, 1993

From the Lake Country Echo

Based on registrations early in the week, the 1993 Governor’s Fishing Opener at Madden’s on Gull Lake could be the largest in the 49-year history of the opener.

Freshman Randy Rager, Pequot Lakes/Pine River-Backus wrestling team co-captain, has been undefeated in the 143-pound freestyle class this year. His record is 25-0.

10 years ago, May 15, 2003

From the Lake Country Echo

Headline: 371 options still open; decision on route to come in 2004.

Chantell Siltman and Justine Hall are Pequot Lakes co-valedictorians for the Class of 2003.

Penny Stumvoll was voted Outstanding Member of the Year and Ellen Schwalbe was voted Outstanding New Member of the Year for the Nisswa Area Women of Today.

Denton (Denny) Newman Jr.
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