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Looking Back-Aug. 8, 2013

40 years ago, Aug. 9, 1973

From the Country Echo

(Headline) Happy Birthday, Pine River; The first hundred years are the hardest

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30 years ago, Aug. 11, 1983

From the Country Echo

The total attendance of the 1983 Crow Wing County Fair was 87,150.

Hazel Nisselius, a Crosslake summer resident, won a quilt at the summer fair sponsored by the Crosslake Historical Society.

20 years ago, Aug. 5, 1993

From the Lake Country Echo

The Upper Hay Lake Association marks its 1st birthday.

Pine River’s newly improved airport was dedicated Aug. 15.

10 years ago, Aug. 7, 2003

From the Lake Country Echo

Britta Heath, 16, of Whitefish Lake, won first place at the Minnesota state water ski championships in Shoreview.

The traveling Culpepper and Merriweather Circus stopped in Pequot Lakes.

Denton (Denny) Newman Jr.
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