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Looking Back - April 10

40 years ago, April 11, 1974

From the Country Echo

Pine River students Cindy Atsatt, Douglas Vargo, Elizabeth Jones and Lee Ann Sears received “A” ratings at the Region Six Speech Festival at Fergus Falls.

Gloria Dei Lutheran Church will be the host congregation for the convention of the Missouri Synod Lutheran Church to be held at Breezy Point Resort.

30 years ago, April 12, 1984

From the Country Echo

Mike and Nora Ginter won a trip to Las Vegas at the Nisswa Lions Club Las Vegas night to benefit one of the local chapter’s members.

(Headline) Hockey banquet features U.S. Olympic trainer as guest

20 years ago, April 14, 1994

From the Lake Country Echo

Ginny Simms, singer, actress and Breezy Point developer, died.

Longtime athletic director John Monical was named to the Pequot Lakes athletic Hall of Fame.

10 years ago, April 8, 2004

From the Lake Country Echo

Pine River Journal Editor Christine Lupella found almost every item in her office covered in tinfoil as an April Fools prank supposedly committed by a member of the Lake Country Echo staff.

The 106-year-old Ruttger’s Bay Lake Lodge was named the 2004 Resort of the Year by Golf Minnesota magazine.

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