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Looking Back-July 25, 2013

40 years ago, July 26, 1973

From the Country Echo

Loy Pfeiffer and Mrs. Jean Thurlow helped pour lemonade for the bean dinner at Bean Hole Days.

(Advertisement) Martin’s in Nisswa offered readers the opportunity to be in their own boat for only $229.

30 years ago, July 28, 1983

From the Country Echo

Pequot Lakes and Breezy Point residents should be able to have cable television by September as construction crews are laying the main lines through the area.

The Pequot Lakes High School football team will begin conditioning practice Aug. 15 for students in grades 9-12.

20 years ago, July 22, 1993

From the Lake Country Echo

The Pequot Lakes fire watch tower has been nominated for placement on the historic registrar of forest fire towers.

Wynema McGowen of Nisswa will soon have her first book, “The Irishman,” published by Kensington Publishing.

10 years ago, July 24, 2003

From the Lake Country Echo

David Leek of Pequot Lakes competed in the Special Olympics State Summer Games at the University of Minnesota. He won the gold medal in the 400-meter run, the bronze medal in the 100-meter dash and fourth place in the 200-meter dash.

The Lewises family purchased the Lost Lake Lodge and restaurant on Gull Narrows.

Denton (Denny) Newman Jr.
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