Looking Back: April 10, 2020

40 years ago, April 10, 1980

Seventh District Congressman Arlan Stangeland will be keynote speaker for a formal dedication of the new Pequot Lakes School addition April 13. School superintendent Vernon Dowty will give the welcome while State Representative Paul Tiede will present a message for Gov. Al Quie.

30 years ago, April 12, 1990

Terri Russell was sworn in as new Pequot Lakes city clerk on April 9. Russell, who was a part-time assistant for five years, replaced the late Dick Zart.

Robert Spizzo, president and CEO of Breezy Point International, Inc., was awarded the Resorts Condominium International’s Excellence in Service & Hospitality Awards April 3. The honor was based on favorable comments RCI receives annually about Breezy Point Resort’s service.


20 years ago, April 13, 2000

The Crosslake area continues to grow in population. Paul Larson, of Crosslake planning and zoning, reported that 81 building permits have been issued through March.

Homes and businesses connected to the Pequot Lakes water mains started receiving treated water in early April. The project was part of a $2 million water system improvement, according to supervisor Roger Stone.

10 years ago, April 8, 2010

Pequot Lakes junior Emily Lueck was honored as Brainerd Dispatch Co-Player of the Year after helping the Patriots reach the South Subsection 8-2A girls’ basketball final. Lueck averaged 18.8 points as Pequot Lakes won the Mid-State Conference title and finished 23-6 overall.

- Compiled by Pete Mohs, Publisher

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