Looking Back: Aug. 21, 2020

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40 years ago, Aug. 21, 1980

Ad: The Great Nisswa Bean Sale at Schaefer’s in Nisswa. All beans - 3 for 89 cents.

After four different votes on the topic since 1977, the Lake Shore Township Council remains stalemated on the issue of rerouting County Road 77.

30 years ago, Aug. 23, 1990

Chris Larson is hired as Pequot Lakes’ deputy clerk.


Pequot Lakes golfer Steve Heslop, along with his brother-in-law, won the St. Cloud Country Club Club Men’s Invitational Best Ball Tournament.

20 years ago, Aug. 24, 2000

Nisswa police chief Ron Seliski, credited with establishing the city’s police department in 1996, announces his resignation.

The Patriot tennis team records its first win over Crosby-Ironton in team history.

10 years ago, Aug. 19, 2010

Pequot Lakes hires Chip Rankin as its new high school principal.

The Nisswa Women’s Club celebrates its 90th anniversary.

- Compiled by Dan Determan, Staff Writer


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