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Looking Back-July 11, 2013

40 years ago, July 12, 1973

From the Country Echo

Dutch elm disease has been discovered at two locations on Ossawinnamakee Lake.

The Whitefish Yacht Club picnic will be held at Manhattan Beach Lodge on July 14. The picnic will begin with the official yacht club regatta race, which will go through the Whitefish and Trout Lake Narrows.

30 years ago, July 4, 1983

From the Country Echo

Pequot Lakes band director, Vicki Haack, resigned. She was the third band director for the school in the last two years.

Miss Pequot Lakes Heidi Bost and Miss Crosslake Helen Eagle will participate with other upper Midwest queens as a part of the 1983 Minneapolis Aquatennial’s gala celebration.

20 years ago, July 8, 1993

From the Lake Country Echo

The Kennedy family won first place in the obstacle course bed race competition July 4 in Pequot Lakes.

Artist Myrle Dabill of Pine River has a missionary’s zeal for teaching others to paint.

10 years ago, July 10, 2003

From the Lake Country Echo

The Sunbonnet Shops celebrated its 50th year at Madden’s Resort.

Two F-16 Fighting Falcons, most likely from the Duluth air base, made two low and fast passes of Pequot Lakes for the July Fourth celebration.

Denton (Denny) Newman Jr.
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