40 years ago, April 19, 1979

(Photos) A comparison of Pequot Lakes in 1918 and 1979.

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30 years ago, April 20, 1989

Bureaucratic snafu nearly nixed Governor's Fishing Opener guides.

John Sprogis and his fiance, Marsha Thiele, are offering a new service in our lakes area - a taxi and tour transportation company.

More than 60 hikers raise $2,000 for Parkinson's Disease research.

20 years ago, April 15, 1999

(Headline) Pequot school buys swim, fitness center

Groundbreaking ceremonies were held for the new Kitchigami Regional Library and Breezy Ice Arena

A decade ago, Nisswa church rescued Ethiopian refugees. Today, the young men are completing their college degrees, preparing for careers in computers, health care.

(Headline) Pequot to prepare for Y2K - City computers not ready for 2000

10 years ago, April 23, 2009

High school senior Bailey Stachour hosts educational meeting on Lyme disease, a disease that affects both of her parents.

(Photos) PLHS Theatre to stage 'Merchant of Venice' Friday-Sunday

Organizers ready for this weekend's Run for the Lakes. The second annual marathon will include the Kids Fun Run.

- Compiled by Erin Bormett, Staff Writer