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Looing Back: Feb. 27

40 years ago, Feb. 28, 1974

From the Country Echo

(Photo) Jim Thake, riding a Sno-Jet, stands his sled on its tail at the annual Pequot Lakes Snowmobile races on Sunday.

The Pequot Lakes Women’s Club is sponsoring a bus to trip to Minneapolis for sight-seeing and shopping. Cost is $6.

30 years ago, March 1, 1984

From the Country Echo

Nisswa Elementary School students learned about tooth care through a “Rock and Sweet Tooth” puppet show presented by Bob Uppgaard and Linda Carlson.

(Headline) Indians drop regular season finale to Backus 65-55

20 years ago, March 3, 1994

From the Lake Country Echo

Hazel Holley celebrated her 90th birthday at the Good Samaritan Home in Pine River.

The Pequot Lakes girls’ basketball team advanced to its first-ever Subsection 4 final.

10 years ago, Feb. 26, 2004

From the Lake Country Echo

Nisswa firefighters plan to revive the classic 1953 fire truck for parades and ceremonial appearances.

Pequot Lakes senior Chelsey Perkins won the Florence Nachbar Americanism Essay Contest sponsored by the Pequot Lakes American Legion.

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