Looking Back: Sept. 25, 2020

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40 years ago, Sept. 25, 1980

A “Tonight Show” fundraiser is scheduled at the Crosslake Community Center.

Construction on an addition to the Pine River High School nears completion.

30 years ago, Sept. 27, 1990

Horseshoe Lake volunteer Sy Sykora is named Outstanding Male Senior Citizen at the Minnesota State Fair.


The Nisswa City Council moves to begin researching the formation of a city police department.

20 years ago, Sept. 28, 2000

Craig Taylor is sworn in as a sergeant with the Nisswa Police Department.

Elizabeth Dullum of Nisswa is named one of 10 “Outstanding Young Minnesotans” by the Minnesota Jaycees.

10 years ago, Sept. 23, 2010

Former Pequot Lakes PTA treasurer Sarah Barnum pleads guilty to felony check forgery after stealing more than $20,000 in PTA funds.

The Patriot football team rushes the ball 52 times for 255 yards in a 19-13 victory over East Grand Forks.

- Compiled by Dan Determan, Staff Writer

Dan Determan has been a reporter for the Echo Journal since 2014, primarily covering sports at Pequot Lakes and Pine River-Backus
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