Looking Back: Aug. 3, 2022
Do you remember this? Take a look back in history from past issues of the Lake Country Echo weekly newspaper
50 years ago, Aug. 3, 1972
More than 100 people attend a Sunday picnic in Jenkins sponsored by Mayor Hofus and the Jenkins Boosters Club. Games, prizes and a variety show were available at the event.
40 years ago, Aug. 5, 1982
Lake Sibley is announced as the host of a 3.5-mile canoe race as a part of Canoe Derby Days.
Jewelry totaling $1,600 is stolen from Kim’s Jewelry in the Jack Pine Center.
25 years ago, Aug. 7, 1997
Pequot Lakes Assistant Principal Linda Huff announced she will leave her position to take a principal job in Arizona.
The Pequot Lakes volleyball team begins practicing under new coach Monica Lenz.
10 years ago, Aug. 2, 2012
Kids Against Hunger Brainerd Lakes Area opens a satellite facility in Nisswa.
The Pequot Lakes 16U fastpitch softball team wins five games to capture the ASA state championship.
- Compiled by Dan Determan, Staff Writer