Looking Back: Sept. 9, 2020

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40 years ago, Sept. 11, 1980

Keith and Martha Anderson take over as owners and publisher of the Country Echo and the Echoland Shopper.

The Pequot Lakes Women’s Club begins a project to create individual house address numbers around town.

30 years ago, Sept. 13, 1990

The Gull Lake Chain is free of Eurasion milfoil, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources reports.


A construction crew temporarily loses a caterpillar as it sinks in the murky depths of Lake Ossawinnamakee.

20 years ago, Sept. 14, 2000

A groundbreaking is held for the Nisswa Gazebo Project, set to be completed next summer.

The PR-B volleyball team wins the Pequot Lakes Invitational, topping Northland-Remer, Frazee and Detroit Lakes.

10 years ago, Sept. 9, 2010

Nisswa’s John C. Schaefer, business owner and longtime lakes area pillar, dies at age 91.

The Patriot football team edges Staples-Motley in a 26-20 victory in the season opener.

- Compiled by Dan Determan, Staff Writer


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