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Looking Back - October 24

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40 years ago, Oct. 26, 1973

From the Country Echo

Dick and Barb Hines opened Southtown Outdoors in Pine River.

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(Advertisement) Echo Ridge announced a Jam Session on Sunday, Oct. 28, following the Viking football game.

30 years ago, Oct. 27, 1983

From the Country Echo

The highly inefficient Nisswa City Hall will be renovated to conserve energy and improve acoustics in the main meeting area.

Sue Leagjeld of Driftwood Resort was named Resorter of the Year by the Minnesota Resorters Association.

20 years ago, Oct. 21, 1993

From the Lake Country Echo

Marv Koep was named the Nisswa Citizen of the Year.

(Headline) Arvig Telecom may sell to Chicago firm

10 years ago, Oct. 23, 2003

From the Lake Country Echo

Duke Stevenson of Crosslake will celebrate his 106th birthday on Nov. 20.

The back wall of the Pequot Lakes Area Historical Society will be made of boards from the historic Erickson farm built in 1915-17.

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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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