Looking Back: April 7, 2021

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

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40 years ago, April 9, 1981

Breezy Point Resort begins a five-year, $10 million renovation project for facility improvements.

The Tire Mart and OK Hardware are highlighted as the Echo’s Business of the Week.

30 years ago, April 11, 1991

Developers withdraw their proposal for a casino in Nisswa after overwhelmingly unfavorable public input.


Kevin Merschman joins the Breezy Point Police Officer as its newest officer.

20 years ago, April 12, 2001

Pequot Lakes elementary school principal Don Lenzen gets a buzzcut in the school gymnasium after students surpassed their goal of collecting 23,000 pounds of food during the March for the Lakes Area Food Shelf drive.

10 years ago, April 7, 2011

Breezy Point man Bill Corner bowls his second perfect 300-point game.

Pequot Lakes senior Kurtis Moody is chosen as the Brainerd Dispatch Boys’ Basketball Player of the Year.

- 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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