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Looking Back - April 24

40 years ago, April 25, 1974

From the Country Echo

(Headline) Miller Ambulance Service sold to Stanley Gordon

Ron and Maureen Crooker of Backus are constructing a log home that is using only building materials from the surrounding woodlands.

30 years ago, April 26, 1984

From the Country Echo

Army Spec. 5 Patti DuBois of Crosslake is an audio visual specialist at the U.S. Army’s National Training Center where she edits tapes of units practicing at the center to point out strengths and weaknesses.

(Headline) Labor-Memorial Day calendar intact for ‘84-’85.

20 years ago, April 28, 1994

From the Lake Country Echo

Police Chief John Backdahl was recognized for 25 years with the Crosslake Police Department.

Pat Fisher was elected Pequot Lakes American Legion commander.

10 years ago, April 22, 2004

From the Lake Country Echo

LaVerne and Vera Wahl of Jenkins celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary.

The Pequot Lakes area community prayed for the Sjodin family after Dru Sjodin’s body was discovered following a long search.

Denton (Denny) Newman Jr.
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