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Looking Back - May 1

40 years ago, May 2, 1974

From the Country Echo

Pine River High School announces the honor graduates from the 1974 senior class: Margaret Gearey, Alan Sherwood, Leona Bartel and Cindy Atstatt.

(Photo) Area residents enjoyed the annual St. Joseph’s Auxiliary Charity Ball at the Breezy Point Supper Club. Visitors danced to the music of a 15-piece band in traditional ball style.

30 years ago, May 3, 1984

From the Country Echo

(Headline) Trees, power lines fall as spring storm, tornadoes ravage area: Breezy campgrounds hit hard by winds

Geri Fierst was crowned Miss Crosslake at Spring Fling on April 28.

20 years ago, May 5, 1994

From the Lake Country Echo

Seventh-graders from Pequot Lakes collected a thousand pounds of food for the Lakes Area Food Shelf.

Schaefer’s Market in Nisswa recently updated its front entrance, adding decorative log triangles.

10 years ago, April 29, 2004

From the Lake Country Echo

Pequot Lakes Baptist Church broke ground for its new 20,000-square-foot Outreach Center to be built adjacent to the church.

Led by pitcher Emma Hoglund, the Pequot Lakes softball team opened its season with two wins against the Park Rapids Panthers.

Denton (Denny) Newman Jr.
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