Looking Back: Aug. 12, 2022
A look back in history from past issues of the Lake Country Echo weekly newspaper
50 years ago, Aug. 10, 1972
Nisswa woodcarver Harry Bennetson is highlighted in the Echo’s Arts & Crafts section.
The Pequot Lakes High School marching band earns first place at a competition in Thief River Falls.
40 years ago, Aug. 12, 1982
A fire guts a home in rural Pequot Lakes, and arson is suspected as the cause.
The married women of Pequot Lakes were the victors in a singles against married tug-of-war match on the railroad mall.
25 years ago, Aug. 14, 1997
New high school principal John McDonald and assistant principal Mike Mattson begin work at Pequot Lakes High School.
Lois Jensen becomes the new administrator at the Good Samaritan Center.
10 years ago, Aug. 9, 2012
Renovations for Pequot Lakes Middle and High Schools are on track and set to be complete in time for the new school year.
Clayton Foster of Pequot Lakes wins the 31st annual Crosslake Dam Run 10K with a course-record time of 32.07.
- Compiled by Dan Determan, Staff Writer