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Looking Back - Aug. 10, 2018

40 years ago - Aug. 10, 1978

The Electrolux office, located in the Goedker building, was broken into Saturday, Aug. 5. An undetermined amount of checks and cash was taken.

(Photo) Vern Davis is shown standing in his museum among many priceless artifacts from Minnesota. He is holding a Peace Medal given to the Indians by President Chester A. Arthur.

30 years ago - Aug. 11, 1988

(Photo) Marty Musolf and Pete Keprios, two Pequot Lakes High School classmates who met - by chance - on the desert sands of North Africa during World War II.

(Headline) Tourism projected as world's top industry by 2000

(Headline) Pequot choir director Lori Champion records song at Prince's studio

20 years ago - Aug. 13, 1998

(Headline) Joel Gregory's Little Shop of Warriors: Military history is both hobby and business for Pequot Lakes man

(Headline) New life for an old building? Pequot Historical Society wants deed to old theater

10 years ago - Aug. 7, 2008

(Headline) Pequot/Breezy Lions to host first Chokecherry Festival

(Photo) Lois Merchant-Stumpf makes 10 quilts every year for the Camp Knutson Quilt Auction. ... All of her quilts come with either a stuffed animal or a storybook.

- Compiled by Theresa Bourke, former Staff Writer