40 years ago, Nov. 26, 1981

The Pine River School Board ratifies a two-year teacher contract, ending the teachers’ four-day strike.

The Pequot Lakes boys’ basketball team opens the season with a 24-16 win over Bertha-Hewitt.

30 years ago, Nov. 29, 1991

Local veteran Max Garten, stationed at Pearl Harbor in 1941, announces he will return to Hawaii on the 50th anniversary of the attacks.

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A crime spree in the area came to an end when three male juveniles and two male adults were arrested for burglary, unauthorized use of motor vehicles and receiving stolen property.

20 years ago, Nov. 29, 2001

The first winter storm of the season leaves six inches of snow in the lakes area.

The City of Pequot Lakes and Sibley Township have agreed to merge maintenance departments.

10 years ago, Nov. 24, 2011

A new civil defense siren is installed at the intersection of Alpine Drive and County Road 11 in Breezy Point.

The Lightning girls hockey team scores 11 times to beat Morris-Benson. Nine different skaters scored in the game.

- Compiled by Dan Determan, Staff Writer