Looking Back: Aug. 28, 2020

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40 years ago, Aug. 28, 1980

The Pequot Housing Authority announced that a $1 million-plus federal loan has been approved for building a low-income housing project.

Country music legend Little Jimmy Dickens performs at Loon Lake Tavern.

30 years ago, Aug. 30, 1990

Nancy Allen of Crosslake wins a singing contest at the Aspen Music Festival.


The Breezy Point Police Department deals with a string of thefts - ranging from cash to vehicles - in the area.

20 years ago, Aug. 31, 2000

Roughly $215,000 is raised to turn the old Kinzie Candles factory into a youth and family center.

Pequot Lakes freshman Jessica Kuhne at the Miss Minnesota Junior Teen competition, earning an invitation to the national event.

10 years ago, Aug. 26, 2010

Gubernatorial candidates Mark Dayton, Tom Emmer and Tom Horner drew a large crowd as they addressed the issues during a debate at Grand View Lodge.

The Patriot girls’ tennis team begins the season with coach Monica Sergent’s 100th career victory.

- Compiled by Dan Determan, Staff Writer


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