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Looking Back - January 2, 2014

40 years ago, Jan. 4, 1974

From the Country Echo

Charles McLaird, 68, was honored for 31 years of service to the Pequot Lakes community.

Minnesota moose hunters bagged 460 moose during the 1973 season.

30 years ago, Jan. 6, 1984

From the Country Echo

Nisswa firefighter Harold Thompson received an award from Fire Chief Jim Dano for 21 years of service to the Nisswa Fire Department.

Local snowmobiler Diane Lund will participate in the MS Sno Rally to raise funds for multiple sclerosis research.

20 years ago, Jan. 6, 1994

From the Lake Country Echo

(Headline) Year of the snowmobile: Snow conditions bringing near-record sled traffic

David Selinger, a Pequot Lakes sophomore, won the VFW’s Sixth District Voice of Democracy essay contest.

10 years ago, Jan. 1, 2004

From the Lake Country Echo

Professional cartoonist Duane Barnhart visited the Pequot Lakes School.

The inside of East Gull City Hall was recently remodeled.

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