Looking Back: July 28, 2022

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

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50 years ago, July 27, 1972

Photo: A landmark leaves Pequot Lakes, as the old American Legion club is demolished.

40 years ago, July 29, 1982

The Pequot Lakes Municipal Liquor Store building may be transferred into private hands. The city will put it to a vote as to whether it should sell on-sale liquor.

A laundry operation opens in Crosslake.


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25 years ago, July 31, 1997

Breezy Point Resort’s iconic stone archway is rebuilt after a vehicle crashed into it a few months earlier.

Rev. Frank Milo becomes the new pastor at Gloria Dei Lutheran Church in Pequot Lakes.

10 years ago, July 26, 2012

Pequot Lakes golfer Maggie Heggerston shot a 75 to win the Minnesota Section PGA Junior Players’ Tour Series A5 event.

The Breezy Point North Stars junior hockey team is set to make its on-ice debut on Sept. 15.

- 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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