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Looking Back - January 30

40 years ago, Jan. 31, 1974

From the Country Echo

Gail Marie Butcher and Larry Schultz, both graduates of Pequot Lakes, were married Jan. 19 at Gloria Dei Lutheran Church.

Walt’s Red Owl store in Pequot Lakes was destroyed in a fire.

30 years ago, Feb. 2, 1984

From the Country Echo

Rick Price of Emily won the Super Stock class in the Auto Ice Races in Crosslake.

Miss Crosslake Helen Eagle will attend the St. Paul Winter Carnival on Feb. 4-5 with other Heartland queens.

20 years ago, Feb. 3, 1994

From the Lake Country Echo

(Headline) Kirby Puckett visits Pine River

Jane Melby, a Backus area rodeo performer, won the 1993 International Finals Rodeo.

10 years ago, Jan. 29, 2004

From the Lake Country Echo

(Headline) 10th annual Antique Snowmobile Rendezvous brings 300 old sled lovers, Iron Dogs to Pequot Lakes

Thirteen local young women will compete for the title of Miss Nisswa 2004.

Denton (Denny) Newman Jr.
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