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Looking Back-March 6, 2014

40 years ago, March 7, 1974

From the Country Echo

Patty Nelson and Tom Craig were crowned Pequot Lakes High School Snow-Daze king and queen.

Timothy Dailey of Nisswa purchased the old Derkson barn from the north side of Pequot Lakes and is disassembling it to rebuild it across from Nisswa Bait and Tackle in Nisswa.

30 years ago, March 8, 1984

From the Country Echo

Harvey Mills retired from his Pequot Lakes school bus route after 23 years.

The Pequot Lakes Indians, the Pine River Tigers and the Backus Wolverines all won games in last Saturday’s opening round of the 1984 District 24 boys’ basketball tourney.

20 years ago, March 10, 1994

From the Lake Country Echo

Lost Lake Lodge was selected by Midwest Living magazine as one of the Midwest’s top 25 “cottage resorts.”

Lake Shore police received a snowmobile donated by Polaris Industries, the Gull Lake Drifters and Nisswa Marine.

10 years ago, March 4, 2004

From the Lake Country Echo

The Nisswa Police Department welcomed a new special agent, a 2 1/2-year-old chocolate lab K-9 named Bear.

Pequot Lakes senior James Baumann scored a career-high 24 points for the Patriots’ 75-62 win over the Greenway Raiders.

Denton (Denny) Newman Jr.
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