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Looking Back - November 7


40 years ago, Nov. 8, 1973

The Pequot Lakes Village Council explained that the increased number of dogs running loose around Pequot means that the ordinance requiring dogs to be licensed will be strictly enforced from now on.


(Headline) Fall potato harvest could be all-time top

30 years ago, Nov. 10, 1983

Winfield Scott Thurlow, the second generation Nisswa hardware store owner died Nov. 5.

Pine River eliminated Pequot Lakes from the District 24 girls’ volleyball tourney.

20 years ago, Nov. 4, 1993

The Nisswa turtle races averaged 263 participants each Wednesday afternoon in the summer of 1993.

(Photo) Pequot’s football defense shut down Sebeka Oct. 26, propelling the Indians to a 20-0 win in the first round of the playoffs.

10 years ago, Nov. 6, 2003

The Nisswa Women’s Club installed new officers JoAnn Loch, Diane Eitrheim, Elsa Windh and Bev Siemens.

Troy Switajewski, a Pine River-Backus senior, achieved the rank of Eagle Scout.

Denton (Denny) Newman Jr.
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