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Looking Back - March 20

40 years ago, March 21, 1974

From the Country Echo

Pequot Lakes varsity basketball players Bruce Schultz and Vern Alberts were named all-conference winners.

The Cub Scouts of Crosslake Pack 101 along with the Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts traveled to St. Paul to see the Shrine Circus.

30 years ago, March 22, 1984

From the Country Echo

Marilyn Horman was elected Pequot Lakes Teacher of the Year.

The Minnesota DNR announced that the 1984 fishing opener for walleye and northern pike will be May 12. The limit for walleye is six and northern pike three.

20 years ago, March 24, 1994

From the Lake Country Echo

Counters on the Paul Bunyan Trail recorded almost 40,000 snowmobiles during the 1993-94 winter.

Backus youth and flute player Ruby Foley will be featured at the Heartland Symphony Orchestra spring concert.

10 years ago, March 18, 2004

From the Lake Country Echo

A mischievous squirrel caused a power outage for more than 13,000 area individuals by climbing a line pole, getting tangled in an insulator and setting the pole on fire.

The Pequot Lakes girls’ basketball team lost 52-46 in overtime to miss the state tournament.

Denton (Denny) Newman Jr.
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