Looking Back: Jan. 21, 2022

A look back in history from past issues of the Lake Country Echo weekly newspaper

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40 years ago, Jan. 21, 1982

Ray Wolkenhauer of Pequot Lakes catches a 25-pound northern pike on Whitefish Lake. Found inside the fish was an 18-inch walleye.

Miss Heartland Lael Olson of Fifty Lakes will represent the area at the St. Paul Winter Carnival.

30 years ago, Jan. 23, 1992

Former Nisswa City Council member Jim Gammello is appointed Nisswa’s city attorney.


Nisswa School Principal Bob Hurst announces his retirement.

20 years ago, Jan. 24, 2002

The Patriot boys basketball team stuns the unbeaten Bertha-Hewitt Bears 62-33.

Fourteen North St. Paul Scouts construct a castle of ice blocks on Lake Ossawinnamakee.

10 years ago, Jan. 19, 2012

Poor ice conditions lead to the Brainerd Jaycees postponing the Ice Fishing Extravaganza to Feb. 11.

The Road Crew falls to K-M-S for its first loss of the season, moving to 15-1 overall.

- Compiled by Dan Determan, Staff Writer

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