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Looking Back - December 5

40 years ago, Dec. 6, 1973

From the Country Echo

(Headline) Pequot nipped 56-55 in season opener

(Caption) LOOSE BALL — Bob Hamilton, all conference forward, leaps for the ball during last week’s game with Pierz.

30 years ago, Dec. 1, 1983

From the Country Echo

(Headline) Oasis manages quick recovery after Thanksgiving Day fire

A Thanksgiving Day fire disrupted the holiday weekend for Pequot firefighters and the Oasis Inn Restaurant crew, but cleanup operations were under way in a hurry and Oasis planned to be open for business Nov. 29.

20 years ago, Dec. 2, 1993

From the Lake Country Echo

(headline) Hunters harvest 208 bear in area

(caption) Pictured here is Joe Moody, a sophomore at Pequot Lakes High School, with a 300-plus pound black bear he bagged this fall west of town.

10 years ago, Dec. 4, 2003

From the Lake Country Echo

(headline) Rare map shows sites of 171 resorts in lake country

(caption) Pictured on this page, several historic postcards depicting resort activity in the Gull area. Two of the cards show cabins at Camp Lincoln, on Lake Hubert. One is at “Cee-Ess-Ta” resort in Nisswa. The water-skiing photo is from Kahler’s Sherwood Forest Lodge on Gull, in Lake Shore.

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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