Pineandlakes Echo Journal
On Thursday, May 10, senior Emily Mitchell, team captain and an archer on the Crosslake Community School Archery team, shot 245 and placed 55th in the 12th-grade girls division as an individual archer in the 2018 Centershot Ministries National Archery Tournament held at the Kentucky Fair & Exposition Center in Louisville, Kentucky. Then on Friday, May 11, she shot 244 and placed 23rd in the same division of the 2018 Centershot National 3D Tournament. More than 4,000 archers from 259 schools in the United States participated in these National archery tournaments.
What started out benign (built only with donations and fundraising) morphed into a very large taxpayer funded square that removes part of a main road. Until recently, the majority of our community didn't engage. We love parks, and built with donations and fundraising, no problem. When the about face happened and the current council decided to close that portion of Patriot Avenue, borrowing the money for it and sticking a future council with paying for it and its maintenance, people woke up and voiced their opinions.
Nate DeChaine belted a second-inning grand slam for the Nisswa Lightning who defeated the St. Mathias Devils 10-0 in eight innings Sunday. Aaron Jenkins was 3-3 with two RBIs and two runs scored for the Lightning who are tied for the North Division lead with Fort Ripley at 3-0. Jeremiah Piepkorn contributed a double, three runs and an RBI while Nisswa received multiple hits from DeChaine, Tyler Wittwer and Brett Jenkins.
40 years ago - May 18, 1978 (Photo) G and S Plants and Crafts of Pine River had their grand opening on Friday, May 12. (Headline) Crosslake Chainletter purchased by Country Echo Newspaper 30 years ago - May 19, 1988 (Headline) Pequot-Breezy site for '89 Governor's opener Pequot Lakes resident Eugene (Gene) Kennedy, 61, was honored with the Northern National Bank "Big Heart Award" for his service and contributions to the community. 20 years ago - May 21, 1998
Alex Stone was named the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference women's golf Newcomer of the Year. The Augustana freshman and Pequot Lakes High School graduate finished fifth in the NSIC with a 78.8 stroke average over 19 rounds this season. She finished fourth in the NSIC Tournament. She placed ninth in her first collegiate event and won the Golden Bear Classic. In total, she collected three top five and four top 10 finishes and posted 13 of her 19 rounds at 79 or better.
MAY 18 Lakes Area Unlimited Learning: "Elderquest Film Series," 11 a.m.-3:30 p.m., Heartwood Senior Living, Crosby 19 Evan Lindquist Memorial 5K Run/2K Walk, Pine River 19 Pequot Lakes PTA Bike Rodeo, 9 a.m.-noon, Eagle View Elementary School 19 Kinship Partners Downtown Nisswa Chocolate Walk 19 Children's Theater Company of Minneapolis presents "Seedfolks," 11 a.m., CLC Cultural Arts Series 22 Crosslake Area Historical Society fundraiser, 6 p.m., Whitefish Lodge and Suites, Crosslake
A huge thank you from the bottom of our hearts to the wonderful young men and women from the Pequot school that came to Christ Community Church and our home to do spring cleanup. Each year the school sends all the students to different places to help with raking, hauling leaves and branches from the yards. These delightful, hard-working students were very polite and respectful and did an amazing amount of work.
60 years ago, May 16, 1958 Lewis Metz, 15, of Minneapolis, an escapee from Glen Lake, was captured here monday night about 12:00 o'clock, by Village Marshall Miller. Forestry crews remained on the alert MOnday night after a fire which raged all afternoon had destroyed more than 800 acres of timber and brushland in the Lower Hay Lake area south of Pine River. 50 years ago, May 17, 1968
The Pequot Lakes Patriots girls won the Section 8-2A True Team track and field title behind wins from Grace McGuire, Cassidy Chaney and Adelaide Hubbard on Tuesday, May 8, at Fergus Falls. McGuire won the 400-meter dash with teammate Lydia Hubbard finishing second. Chaney won the 800 and Adelaide Hubbard the triple jump to help Pequot Lakes advance to the state True Team meet, scheduled for Friday and Saturday, May 18-19, in Stillwater.
Pequot Lakes finished fourth, led by Hayden Boelter's 91 and a 94 from Maddie Pederson, at the Mid-State Conference championship on Monday, May 14, at The Preserve at Grand View Lodge. The two Patriot golfers also made all-conference for their round. Detroit Lakes won the conference title with a 324. Team scores: 1-Detroit Lakes 324, 2-Staples-Motley 359, 3-Park Rapids 380, 4-Pequot Lakes 386 Individual medalist: Maddie Herzog (DL) 74