40 years ago, May 17, 1979

Nisswa Rollarena managers seek Guinness World Record for longest time roller skating backwards.

(Advertisement) Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band at the Marlow Theatre in Pine River.

With the cold weather, the bait stores all over may have been short of minnows.

30 years ago, May 18, 1989

Gov. Rudy Perpich was all smiles as he caught a walleye within six minutes of his line in at the fishing opener on Pelican Lake.

Crosslake Dairy Queen manager receives training.

Wildlife artist Les Kouba makes appearance in Pequot.

20 years ago, May 13, 1999

Ground broken at Pequot's wayside park.

(Headline) Hurry up and wait time for Pequot water project - Move to 'save the Bobber tower' still moving ahead

Marilyn and Charles French have taken in 47 teens in 23 years as foster parents.

10 years ago, May 21, 2009

Though he's "way past retirement age," Jim Sherwood isn't yet ready to close the doors for good to his dozen greenhouses in Pequot Lakes.

(Headline) Postal service says it didn't initiate closure of Jenkins Post Office

(Photos) Check out Paul Bunyan's boot prints in Pequot, Breezy.

- Compiled by Erin Bormett