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Looking Back - February 13

40 years ago, Feb. 14, 1974

From the Country Echo

Diane Winson was crowned the queen of the Nisswa Area Jaycees Winter Jubilee.

(Advertisement) Jim’s Wholesale Grocery offers two pounds of French fries for 37 cents.

30 years ago, Feb. 16, 1984

From the Country Echo

Corky Hoag found the Crosslake Winter Fun Fest medallion.

(Photo) Bill Wegler of Crosslake caught a 17.2-pound northern while angling on Cross Lake using a large sucker minnow.

20 years ago, Feb. 17, 1994

From the Lake Country Echo

Pequot Lakes announces Teacher of the Year nominees: Michael Nelson, Sue Sergent, Claire Steen and Steve Stoxen.

Police chief Mark Forsberg said the Pequot Lakes Police Department answered 1,466 calls in 1993.

10 years ago, Feb. 12, 2004

From the Lake Country Echo

Pequot Lakes School Superintendent Jim Oraskovich will retire after 38 years in education.

Lauren Seipp was crowned Miss Nisswa 2004.

Denton (Denny) Newman Jr.
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