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Looking Back: April 21, 2022

A look back in history from past issues of the Lake Country Echo weekly newspaper

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50 years ago, April 20, 1972

Gov. Wendell Anderson appoints Dr. Glen Sherwood of Pine River to the 24-member Citizens Advisory Board to the State Environmental Quality Council.

The Pequot Lakes junior class is set to perform their class play titled “Washington Never Slept Here.”

40 years ago, April 22, 1982

Nancy Allen is crowned Miss Crosslake. Ann Leagjeld is runner-up.

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James Bigley and incumbents Patricia Tweed and Eugene Kennedy filed for the Pequot Lakes School Board.

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A look back in history from past issues of the Lake Country Echo weekly newspaper
A look back in history from past issues of the Lake Country Echo weekly newspaper
A look back in history from past issues of the Lake Country Echo weekly newspaper
A look back in history from past issues of the Lake Country Echo weekly newspaper
A look back in history from past issues of the Lake Country Echo weekly newspaper

25 years ago, April 24, 1997

The Heartland Symphony is set to perform in Pequot Lakes for the first time ever.

Pequot Lakes High School’s Lisa Anderson and Dustin Engstrom win the state speech championship in the dramatic duo category.

10 years ago, April 19, 2012

Pequot Lakes High School Interim Principal Randy Hansen announces his retirement at the end of the school year.

Marjorie Harris, of Breezy Point, and Cindy Hidde, of Jenkins, spearhead an effort to form a Toastmasters club in the lakes area.

- Compiled by Dan Determan, Staff Writer

Dan Determan has been a reporter for the Echo Journal since 2014, primarily covering sports at Pequot Lakes and Pine River-Backus
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