Looking Back: Aug. 18, 2022

Do you remember? A look back in history from past issues of the Lake Country Echo weekly newspaper

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50 years ago, Aug. 17, 1972

(Photo) Joe Miller, of Pelican Rapids, demonstrates his roping skills on a calf at the Cass County Fair.

The first Powerboat Races, sponsored by Nisswa Amateur Sports, Inc., are set to take place this weekend.

40 years ago, Aug. 19, 1982

Curt Johnson, Gary Fabel and Marian Olsen finished first in the Pequot Lakes Canoe Derby on the Sibley-Mayo Lake Chain.


Heidi Bost is crowned Miss Pequot Lakes.

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25 years ago, Aug. 21, 1997

Crosslake Evangelical Lutheran Church celebrates its 50th anniversary.

The Emily office of the First National Bank is robbed for the second time in two years.

10 years ago, Aug. 16, 2012

Scott Pederson is appointed to the Pequot Lakes City Council.

Pequot Lakes golfer Maggie Heggerston wins the girls’ title at the Minnesota Section Junior PGA Tournament of Champions.

- 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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