Pineandlakes Echo Journal
10 years ago, Aug. 25, 2005 Kayla Lenz reaches milestone 100 wins for Pequot Lakes High School tennis. Pequot Lakes man completes 69 days, 2,400 miles on the Missouri River. 20 years ago, Aug. 31, 1995 Crosslake voters say "yes" to the construction of a community center. Pat Altrichter named new Nisswa School principal. 30 years ago, Aug. 29, 1985 New mini-mall proposal calls for new retail shops in Nisswa. Lake Shore City Council votes down Springside Drive road improvements. 40 years ago, Aug.
60 years ago, Aug. 26, 1955 (Advertisement) When they are hungry give them plenty of meat. (Headline) Backus Schools will start Tuesday, Sept. 6 50 years ago, Aug. 27, 1965 An announcement this week by Dr. Charles Pelzl was to the effect that the extensive building program under consideration at the Pine River Clinic for the past few months has been terminated, and the originally planned addition will not be built at this time. Edwin Schmidt of Pine River, Minnesota, has won a second prize in the St.
Crosswoods Men's 18-Hole League The Crosswoods Men's 18-Hole League met Tuesday, Aug. 18, for a 2 best net ball of 4. Roger Klukow, Lyle Monson, Loyal Meech and Dave Oleson took first place on the front 9. Dan Temple, Don Miller, Jack Krasky and Darryl Thorvilson came in first for the back 9 and second on the front 9. The second-place team for the back 9 went to the team of Dan Schlapkohl, Gary White, Joe Smith and Pat McAlpine. Thorvilson, Ralph Lewis, John Antos and Ed Kellogg all had closest shots to the pin. Jerry Bourassa and Troy Christner had the longest putts.
The Crosslake Clothes Closet, located at 37560 Ox Lake Landing, will have its last day of business on Thursday, Sept. 10. A new location has not been found so the decision to cease operation was made. For over 19 years, this organization has distributed clothing and household goods to the public free of charge. The Closet will be open Tuesday mornings and Thursday evenings until Sept. 10th to distribute the remaining merchandise. Tuesday hours are 9 a.m. to noon Sept. 1 and 8. Thursday hours are 5-8 p.m.Aug. 27 and Sept.
Crosslake Presbyterian Church will sponsor its first car and motorcycle show at 9 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 29. Five categories of trophies will be awarded at 1 p.m. to People's Choice winners. Classifications are Best Sedan or Coupe, Best Convertible, Best Truck, Best Motorcycle and Best Tractor. Winners must be in attendance. There will be no admission charge to either guests or participants. Dash plaques will be awarded to the first 50 cars to register.
The Pequot Lakes Woman's Club will hold its third annual arts exhibit on Thursday, Sept. 3, from noon to 1:30 p.m. at our library. Refreshments will be served. Featured will be Shirley Gorg with photography, Karen Bye with leatherwork, Suzanne Leagjeld with oil and acrylic printings, and Ann Hutchings with Finnish linens. Afghan raffle Please come in to see the beautiful blue afghan hand-knit and donated by our own volunteer, Pat Wiggins. It will be on display here until Sept. 14, at which time we will pick the name of the winner from our special jar.
President Obama and John Kerry attempt to scare America with rhetoric that there is no choice but Iran deal or war. Complete nonsense. It is political rhetoric grandstanding at its worst! As pointed out by Democrat Chuck Schumer, "I will vote to disapprove the agreement, not because I believe war is a viable or desirable option, nor to challenge the path of diplomacy. It is because I believe Iran will not change, and under this agreement it will be able to achieve its dual goals of eliminating sanctions while ultimately retaining its nuclear and non-nuclear power. Better to keep U.S.
Classical music once again comes to the lakes area as Great River Strings announces its fall practice schedule and concerts. Practices will be Tuesday evenings at Crosby-Ironton High School, with Ripple River Strings starting at 5:45 p.m. and Great River Strings starting at 7:15 p.m. on Sept. 22 and 29; Oct. 6, 13, 20 and 27; and Nov. 3, 10 and 17. Fall concerts will be based on music from the Reformation period, 1521-1685. Performances will be at 7 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 21, at Crosby-Ironton High School, and 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov.
Choir members from Grace United Methodist Church (GUMC) in Pequot Lakes sing a rousing rendition of "This Little Light of Mine" during a community concert Wednesday, Aug. 19. The choir was accompanied by Brad Wallace, director of music ministries, on the washboard, and Jacki Kline, GUMC organist, on vocals. The event was moved to the church due to weather and was enjoyed by many members of the community. Submitted Photo
Some 50 American Legion Riders stopped at the Backus American Legion on Saturday, Aug. 22, for a comfort rest during their annual Leech Lake Area Ride for Vets. They received a Cass County sheriff's safe escort off Highway 371 down a flag-lined Wren Pass to the Legion. After enjoying a hot dog and soda and visiting with Backus Legion and Auxiliary members, the group resumed its ride, heading west on Highway 87 through downtown Backus and other area communities on its way back to home base at Walker. Among the riders was Sgt.