Looking Back: June 23, 2022

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

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50 years ago, June 22, 1972

Ad: Prime rib at Sherwood Forest Lodge and Restaurant every Friday night from 6-10 p.m. Open to the public.

Ad: Smorgasbord every Thursday evening at Driftwood Resort.

40 years ago, June 24, 1982

Louis Hoglund joins the Country Echo as news editor.


The Nisswa Turtle Races begin their 17th year with 173 contestants entered on the first day.

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25 years ago, June 26, 1997

The Pequot Lakes School District receives 29 applications for the open high school principal position.

A $360,000 interest-free loan has been approved to the city of Breezy Point for an indoor ice arena.

10 years ago, June 21, 2012

After 28 years of airing big band and soft contemporary music from Breezy Point, KLKS Radio is being sold to Minnesota Christian Broadcasters Inc.

Pequot Lakes golfers Maggie Heggerston and Savannah Stone finish 17th and 26th at state, respectively.

- 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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