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Looking Back-Aug. 1, 2013

40 years ago, Aug. 2, 1973

From the Country Echo

Mrs. Nancy Kennedy, of Pequot Lakes, was one of 28 young people named Minnesota 4-H ambassadors for the state of Minnesota.

(Headline) Nisswa Garden Club protests rock fest.

30 years ago, Aug. 4, 1983

From the Country Echo

(Headline) Crosslake Chamber welcomes Pat Murphy, Exchange owner

The Motley Mets defeated the Pequot-Nisswa Indians 7-2.

20 years ago, July 29, 1993

From the Lake Country Echo

The original train depot in Nisswa may be brought back to downtown Nisswa.

Crosslake Dairy Queen staff participated in the “Dair Queen Olympics,” which includes competition among staff for who could make the best cone and sundaes.

10 years ago, July 31, 2003

From the Lake Country Echo

Hundreds of lakes area residents came to the 30th annual Majestic Pines art show in Nisswa.

Harvey and Gert Roggenkamp, of Nisswa, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary.

Denton (Denny) Newman Jr.
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