Looking Back: June 16, 2022

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

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50 years ago, June 15, 1972

The Pequot Lakes American Legion Post 49 will host the 1973 Sixth District Convention, with 3,000 delegates expected.

Sportsman’s Paradise opens in Crosslake.

40 years ago, June 17, 1982

Pequot Lakes receives a four-way stop on County Road 11 across from the old school.


David Kennedy, of Pequot Lakes, receives his Eagle Scout award.

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25 years ago, June 19, 1997

A crowd of nearly 100 flocked to the Pine River dam site for opening day of the duck races.

Jim Wolf resigns after 18 years as administrator of the Whispering Pines Good Samaritan Center.

10 years ago, June 14, 2012

Pequot Lakes Mayor Nancy Adams proclaims June 7, 2012, “Renee Anderson Day” in honor of the local pianist.

The Patriot girls’ 4x100 relay team of Rachel Allen, Nicole Traut, Abby Palmer and Vanessa Lane set a new school record and finish third in the state.

- 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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