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Looking Back-June 20, 2013

40 years ago, June 21, 1973

From the Country Echo

(Ad) From Pine Motor Company in Pine River: 1969 Pontiac convt. V-8, automatic, very clean, just right for those hot summer days ... $1,395.

30 years ago, June 16, 1983

From the Country Echo

(Headline) Fun wins out at Nisswa carnival

(Photo) “We went on it five times in a row and you get so dizzy!” said 12-year-old Kathi-Jo Kackman, left, of Nisswa, a passenger on the Cobra at the Nisswa Fun Days Carnival. Her brother, John, right, was ready to call it quits, too.

20 years ago, June 17, 1993

From the Lake Country Echo

(Headline) Tour of dumps. County goes on road to explore illegal dumping.

(Photo) Illegal dumps in Crow Wing County were recently on the traveling agenda of Crow Wing County commissioners. The commissioners and solid waste officials stopped at several sites in the county. The photo above was taken at the Charlie Rathcke property in Jenkins.

(Headline) Post office open Sunday. Nisswa expands hours to serve summer traffic. Jan Posl, Nisswa postmaster, announced the post office will be open from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sundays.

10 years ago, June 19, 2003

From the Lake Country Echo

From the Pine River Journal and Lake Country Echo Extra:

(Headline) Paul and Lucette reaffirm their vows

(Photo) Paul Bunyan Wayne Chamberlain and Lucette Jean Dawson, Hackensack, reaffirm their vows at a June 9 ceremony in the shadow of Lucette’s statue in Hackensack. Preacher is Dick Anderson.

(Headline) Matt, Kate Johnson not the first family to work in Pequot store

(Photo) Matt, Kate and Grandma Violet amid the home furnishing of Sweetwater.

Denton (Denny) Newman Jr.
I've worked at the Brainerd Dispatch with various duties since Dec. 7, 1983. Starting off as an Ad Designer and currently Director of Audience Development. The Dispatch has been an interesting and challenging place to work. I'm fortunate to have made many friends, both co-workers and customers.
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