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Looking Back - April 3

40 years ago, April 4, 1974

From the Country Echo

Kevin Stahl, a fourth-grade student at Nisswa Elementary School, tried out a new portable tape recorder that students, friends and relatives of the school earned by saving 4,500 soup labels.

30 years ago, April 5, 1984

From the Country Echo

Forestry officials at the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources noted that Smokey Bear will be observing his 40th birthday this year.

Bob Caughey has opened a one-man computer consulting operation, Micro Magic Computer Services in Pequot Lakes.

20 years ago, April 7, 1994

From the Lake Country Echo

The Manhattan Beach Post Office is expected to close June 11.

A black bear eating for several hours alongside Highway 371 south of Jenkins caused motorists to stop and observe.

10 years ago, April 1, 2004

From the Lake Country Echo

(Photo) Pequot Lakes fifth-grader Andrew Kennedy tries to figure out the trick to using traditional chopsticks

(Headline) New hall will replace old Edward schoolhouse: Township residents vote 80-40 to build $120,000 Lake Edward facility

Denton (Denny) Newman Jr.
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