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September 29, 2017
Mayor's Notebook: Rumors put to rest
September 29, 2017 - 7:00am
August 25, 2017
The fire tower is clearly visible from the new County State Aid Highway 11 bridge, which in turn, is visible from the fire tower as well. Travis Grimler/Echo Journal
Places: Pequot Lakes fire tower visitors could see for miles and miles
August 25, 2017 - 9:17am
August 24, 2017
The cab of the Pequot Lakes fire tower was once used by the Department of Natural Resources forestry to watch for wildfire. Today, the tower sits empty due to budgetary issues and constant vandalism. Travis Grimler/Echo Journal
Pequot Lakes: Fire tower added to National Register, future up in air
August 24, 2017 - 8:00am
June 20, 2017
Echo Journal File Photo
The 100-foot-tall Pequot Lakes fire tower is closed to the public.
Pequot Lakes: Fire tower closed to public
June 20, 2017 - 11:13am
April 18, 2017
Brainerd Dispatch file photo
Pequot Lakes: Fire tower nominated for National Register of Historic Places
April 18, 2017 - 5:00am
January 24, 2017
Travis Grimler/Echo Journal 
Due to cost of maintenance and repairs from vandalism, the future of the fire tower off County Road 11 in Pequot Lakes is uncertain.
Co. Road 11 Fire tower's future is up in air
January 24, 2017 - 10:01pm
May 7, 2015
Keith Simar, retired Department of Natural Resources forester, looks out an open window in the cab of the Pequot Lakes fire tower. He mans the tower looking for possible wildfires. Photo by Nancy Vogt
Retired DNR forester called back to action
May 7, 2015 - 2:33pm
May 6, 2015
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[VIDEO] News of the North - Pequot Lakes fire tower
May 6, 2015 - 2:36pm
December 31, 2014
Area Scout helps restore Pequot Lakes fire tower
December 31, 2014 - 3:46pm
October 22, 2014
Pequot Lakes: Fire tower being called back to service
October 22, 2014 - 2:17pm