Looking Back: June 12, 2020

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40 years ago, June 12, 1980

Bumper stickers that read “Pray for me - I drive Cass Co. No. 77 in Lake Shore” is adopted by a group concerned with safety on the curvy, uneven road.

Music legend Bobbie Vee prepares for a performance at the Pine River Legion as a part of Spring Festival weekend.

30 years ago, June 14, 1990

The DNR made 16 arrests and issued 14 warnings over the weekend for illegal trapping, transportation and sale of minnows and leeches.


Ed Shetka is elected to the Pine River School Board, and must therefore resign from the Fifty Lakes City Council.

20 years ago, June 15, 2000

Ye Old Pickle Factory in Nisswa celebrates its 50th anniversary.

Tom Burch is promoted to chief deputy of the Cass County Sheriff’s Department.

10 years ago, June 10, 2010

Pequot Lakes School District residents vote no on a $33.175 million school building bond referendum. The measure failed by 265 votes.

A pilot lost control of his cessna while landing at Breezy Point Airport, resulting in a crash. No injuries were reported.

- Compiled by Dan Determan, Staff Writer


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