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Looking Back: Nov. 7, 2019

40 years ago, Nov. 8, 1979

Professional boxer and Crosby native Scott LeDoux, preparing for his upcoming fight at the Met Center, has his training camp at Convention Hall at Breezy Point.

A two-year search for a missing Pequot Lakes man ended when a hunter found his body a half-mile from his home.

30 years ago, Nov. 9, 1989

Local photographers cover the Minnesota Vikings as “Herschelmania” grips the state in the wake of the team acquiring Herschel Walker in a trade with Dallas.

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State Auditor Arne Carlson announced recently that he will run for governor in 1990.

Pequot Lakes students learn from “Eagle Lady” Jean Keene, who volunteers with birds in Alaska.

20 years ago, Nov. 11, 1999

By unanimous vote, the Pequot Lakes School Board denied a request to sponsor a charter school in the Crosslake area. The group championing the school will appeal the decision to the state board.

The Patriot boys’ cross-country team wins the Minnesota State Academic Team Championship for the third year in a row.

10 years ago, Nov. 12, 2009

After months of negotiation, ground was broken for a SuperValu grocery store in Pequot Lakes.

The Patriot football team pounds Perham in the Section 8-3A title game to advance to state for the first time in program history.

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- Compiled by Dan Determan, Staff Writer

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