Looking Back: April 6, 2022
A look back in history from past issues of the Lake Country Echo weekly newspaper
50 years ago, April 6, 1972
Rodney L. Osterloh takes over ownership of Jerry’s This & That Shop in Hackensack.
Ad: Sales at the Corner Store in Backus: Head of lettuce - 19 cents. Totino’s Pizza - 69 cents.
40 years ago, April 8, 1982
New businesses to the area include Benson’s Optical, The Cedar Chest, Positive Realty and Dr. Curtis Radebaugh’s optometry office.
The Pequot Lakes School Board approves a $2.25 million levy.
25 years ago, April 10, 1997
Flooding leads to roads being washed away in Loon Lake Township.
Crosslake City Clerk Arlene Buchite announces her retirement.
10 years ago, April 5, 2012
Bailey Wachholz of Nisswa is crowned Miss Minnesota’s Outstanding Teen 2012.
The Pequot Lakes baseball team opens the season with a 10-0 victory over Northland.
- Compiled by Dan Determan, Staff Writer