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Looking Back - December 26

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40 years ago, Dec. 28, 1973

From the Country Echo

(Headline) Introducing-The Enlightened Candle Company

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(Caption) Every company needs a place to show its wares. The Enlightened Candle Company sells candles during noon hour at the Pequot Lakes School.

(Caption) Robert LaFlex, Pequot Lakes, looks for another wick to be placed in the mold before the pouring begins.

30 years ago, Dec. 22, 1983

From the Country Echo

(Headline) Frigid temps put strangle hold on area, state, nation

(Caption) This intense cold created a frigid haze over local lakes this week. Feelings registered on a discomfort scale seemed colder than the minus 35 degrees shown on the thermometer, above. The squeak of frozen snow furnished further proof of the below zero temperatures throughout the lakes area.

20 years ago, Dec. 23, 1993

From the Lake Country Echo

Public views needed on Nisswa fire hall. Council will continue hearing on project financing.

Echoing Around the Globe — Pelican Lake resident Florence Meyers and her grandson, Michael Kaluza, read the Lake Country Echo at the Schoenbrunn Palace in Vienna, Austria, in October.

10 years ago, Dec. 25, 2003

From the Lake Country Echo

(headline) Nisswa to demolish city hall, build new one

(caption) The unusual, pagoda-like Nisswa City Hall will face the wrecking ball in the near future, as the city council voted to demolish and build new at the site. Built in 1964, the building has always been a curiosity. The design was distinctive, but seemingly out of place in Nisswa.

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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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