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Looking Back - November 28

40 years ago, Nov. 29, 1973

From the Country Echo

Construction began on the new facilities for Houston Motor Ford of Pine River.

(Photo) The Nisswa Elementary School is conducting a soup label collection drive sponsored by Campbell Soup Co. to earn audio-visual equipment.

30 years ago, Dec. 1, 1983

From the Country Echo

A huge bonfire lit up the sky as many area residents gathered to sing Christmas carols and see Santa Claus at the Pequot Lites celebration Friday,

Nov. 25.

Kathy Hauser, Crosslake, toured Mount Vernon as part of a University of Minnesota program to help citizens learn about the nation’s heritage.

20 years ago, Nov. 26, 1993

From the Lake Country Echo

Jody Osterloh was hired to manage the Riverside Villa complex in Pine River.

Local artist Harriet Nordby is partnering with Arts Uniq, which will print and market her oil and watercolor paintings.

10 years ago, Nov. 28, 2003

From the Lake Country Echo

Pequot Lakes graduate Dru Sjodin is reported missing in Grand Forks, N.D.

(Photo) Grace McGuire, 3, gives Santa her list for Christmas at the “Spirit of Lights” festival Nov. 22.

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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