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Looking Back October 31, 2013

40 years ago, Nov. 1, 1973

From the Country Echo

Sandy Coder opened a nursery school in Backus for pre-school children.

(Advertisement) The Outpost in Jenkins offered a 2-pound bag of popcorn for 33 cents.

30 years ago, Nov. 3, 1983

From the Country Echo

Pequot Lakes Middle School students opened a small convenience store in the school to apply the skills they have been learning to a real-life business situation.

(Headline) 9th annual Crosslake Halloween party draws overflow crowd

20 years ago, Oct. 28, 1993

From the Lake Country Echo

Schaefer’s Market began a $2.3 million expansion, which will more than double the size of the store in Nisswa.

The Pequot Lakes volleyball team won the Park Region Conference title.

10 years ago, Oct. 30, 2003

From the Lake Country Echo

About 50 people from the lakes area gathered in Brainerd to protest the occupation of Iraq.

(Advertisement) Paul Bunyan Amusement Center thanks all the people and businesses we’ve worked with for so many years.

Denton (Denny) Newman Jr.
I've worked at the Brainerd Dispatch with various duties since Dec. 7, 1983. Starting off as an Ad Designer and currently Director of Audience Development. The Dispatch has been an interesting and challenging place to work. I'm fortunate to have made many friends, both co-workers and customers.
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