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Looking Back - Jan. 9

40 years ago, Jan. 10, 1974

From the Country Echo

(Advertisement) Silbaugh’s in Pine River is offering 72 X 90 thermal blankets for $5.88.

The Helping Hand Club of Fifty Lakes donated a check of $534 to the Fifty Lakes Volunteer Fire Department.

30 years ago, Jan. 12, 1984

From the Country Echo

(Headline) At $56 each, Jenkins decides to buy four new vote recorders

The Pequot Twirlers performed at the Silver Belle contest at Rush City High School.

20 years ago, Jan. 13, 1994

From the Lake Country Echo

Katie Thiede was crowned Miss Pequot Lakes Jan. 8 at the Woman’s Club Scholarship Pageant.

A flu epidemic at Pequot Lakes School prompted administrators to put on aprons and help out in the kitchen when four cooks called in sick.

10 years ago, Jan. 8, 2004

From the Lake Country Echo

(Headline) Nisswa’s Winter Jubilee canceled

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