Looking Back: June 2, 2022

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

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50 years ago, June 1, 1972

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Officials work to merge Crosslake and North Crosslake into one village.

40 years ago, June 3, 1982

Four Pequot Lakes baseball players – Bob Moberg, Steve Schmidt, Bill Heisserer and Brian Koch – make the all-conference team.


Memorial Day services are hosted in the Pequot Lakes cemetery.

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25 years ago, June 5, 1997

Volunteers construct a new playground set in Ideal Township’s recreation area.

Thomas Swenson is hired as Crosslake’s city administrator.

10 years ago, May 31, 2012

Karen Rubado is named Pequot Lakes Teacher of the Year.

The undefeated Pequot Lakes softball team is stunned in a 1-0 loss to Staples-Motley in the Subsection 6AA semifinals.

- 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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