Looking Back: July 29, 2021

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

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40 years ago, July 30, 1981

Harriet Nordby, Dorothy Noyes, Lucille Oen, Bunny Humphrey, Jean Harris, Ansof Gray, Jan Northway, Ethel Kraemer, Linda Schmidt and John Ebeling will be the artists of the day for the upcoming Lutheran Church of the Cross Art Fair.

Ad: Summer specials at the Commander in Breezy Point: Fridays and Saturdays, prime rib dinner - $6.95.

30 years ago, Aug. 1, 1991

Brownie Cote, former owner of Grand View Lodge and Breezy Point Resort, dies at the age of 91.


The Pine River Art Show featured more than 350 works of art from 26 different artists.

20 years ago, Aug. 3, 2001

Gerry and Carol Leinfelder’s home of Rush Lake was one of the featured homes on the Crosslake Historical Society’s Log Home Tour.

More than 300 entries were on display for the 63rd annual Nisswa Garden Club Show.

10 years ago, July 28, 2011

The Nisswa Chamber of Commerce announces it will move to Nisswa Square on Aug. 1.

The Nisswa Lightning baseball team makes the Region 8C playoffs for the first time.

- 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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