Weather Forecast


Looking Back - June 12

40 years ago, June 13, 1974

From the Country Echo

(Ad) Have you tried Nisswa's family fun spot? Hole-In-The-Day Miniature Golf next to the Nisswa A&W Drive-in.

(Ad) Grand opening: Tom's Carpet Crosslake located across from The Exchange. Loads of special buys at both locations С Pine River and Crosslake stores.

30 years ago, Feb. June 14, 1984

From the Country Echo

Irritated by citizen complaints, Pequot Lakes Mayor Jim Congdon called for better police protection. Police chief Don Snyder had asked that his part-time officer Jesse Compton be given a full-time license.

(Photo) Tim Polipnick, Breezy Point's wastewater plant supervisor, found a snapping turtle stuck in the valve when he transferred water between two building ponds.

20 years ago, June 16, 1994

From the Lake Country Echo

Pequot Lakes Class of 1994 class motto: To accomplish great things, we must not only act but also dream, not only plan but also believe.

Judy Smude recently opened Pic-a-Pair in the Jack Pine Center in Pequot Lakes, featuring earrings, hats, handpainted resort wear and other jewelry.

10 years ago, June 10, 2004

From the Lake Country Echo

School administrators, staff, school board members and community members threw a retirement party and open house June 3 for Jim Oraskovich, who is retiring as Pequot Lakes superintendent.

Flecia Foster and Teresa Parker, three-sport athletes for Pequot Lakes, will take part in the state Class 1A track and field meet in Blaine, Foster in triple jump and Parker in high jump.