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Looking Back - October 17

40 years ago, Oct. 18, 1973

From the Country Echo

The Arvig Telephone Company finally completed the change to private telephone lines for the Ideal Corners exchange.

Sheri Snyder of Pequot Lakes will be participating in the Miss Teenage America Pageant.

30 years ago, Oct. 20, 1983

From the Country Echo

Otto and Beverly Holz lost their 300-pound pig when he jumped out of the side window of their pickup camper while they were driving on the highway.

Laura Haugland of Crosslake found a goose-shaped zucchini plant in her garden.

20 years ago, Oct. 14, 1993

From the Lake Country Echo

Holly Schmidt joined her mother, Glenda, in working at Glenda’s hairstyling salon in Pequot Lakes.

(Headline) Pequot area Lions searching for pancake recipes for Nov. 21 breakfast feast.

10 years ago, Oct. 16, 2003

From the Lake Country Echo

Bob Holland, Nisswa turtle race official, saxophonist, Meal-on-Wheels deliverer and World War II Navy sailor, was named the Nisswa 2003 Citizen of the Year.

Members from 13 different chapters of the Red Hat Society gathered for a luncheon at the Nisswa American Legion.

Denton (Denny) Newman Jr.
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