Looking Back: June 19, 2020

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40 years ago, June 19, 1980

When one classmate could not attend due to an illness, the Backus Class of 1945 had a second class reunion in the same month.

Tammy Norman of Pine River is named the 1980 Cass County Dairy Princess.

30 years ago, June 21, 1990

The preliminary plat of “Gull Point on Cross Lake” was tabled by the Crosslake Planning and Zoning Commission because of objections regarding Native American mounds in the area.


Judy Larsen and Bart Dunn are named chair people of Bean Hole Days.

20 years ago, June 22, 2000

Gerry Boe of Crosslake is awarded his high school diploma 56 years after his last class after a new law allows World War II veterans who had not graduated to receive their diplomas.

Chuck Arns is hired as the new principal of Pequot Lakes Middle School.

10 years ago, June 17, 2010

The Patriot boys 4x100 relay team of Matt Michaelson, Cole Engen, Jordan Anderson and Jack Parker finished sixth at the state meet, finishing with a school-record time of 44.57 seconds.

The Crosslake Community Center’s nine-hole disc golf course is complete and ready for public use.

- Compiled by Dan Determan, Staff Writer


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