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

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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.


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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

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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