Looking Back: Feb. 15, 2023
Remember when: Take a look back in history from past issues of the Lake Country Echo weekly newspaper
50 years ago, Feb. 15, 1973
Pequot Lakes High School senior Debbie Nelson is crowned queen of the Nisswa-Pequot Lakes Jaycee celebration.
Photo: Nisswa Elementary School secretaries Diane Fallon and Marge Borg show off their clown costumes at the Nisswa PTA Carnival.
40 years ago, Feb. 17, 1983
Faced with the prospect of where to cut tens of thousands of dollars from the district budget, the Pequot Lakes School Board heard an offer from a group of citizens willing to foot the bill for the district’s softball and baseball programs.
Jenelle Gilbertson is crowned Miss Nisswa.
25 years ago, Feb. 19, 1998
Sheree Knack is crowned Miss Nisswa.
The Patriot girls basketball team claims the Park Region Conference title with a win over Parkers Prairie.
10 years ago, Feb. 14, 2013
Pequot Lakes senior Gunnar Kuehl is featured as he prepares to play bass in the 20-piece Minnesota All-State Jazz Ensemble.
Eighth-grader Mackenzie Chiodi wins the Pequot Lake Middle School spelling bee.
- Compiled by Dan Determan, Staff Writer