Looking Back: June 26, 2020

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40 years ago, June 26, 1980

Jacinta Koch of Pequot Lakes will represent the local area in the 1980 Miss Teen Minnesota Pageant in St. Cloud.

A new office of the Pine River State Bank celebrates its grand opening in Emily.

30 years ago, June 28, 1990

Ideal Township’s new town hall, fire hall and maintenance building is open to the public.


Kevin Buss of Pequot Lakes receives his Eagle Scout Award in a ceremony at American Legion Post 49.

20 years ago, June 29, 2000

Area Vietnam veterans help to locate a mass grave of North Vietnamese soldiers near Camp Carroll.

PR-B offensive lineman/kicker Brandon Schwegel kicked a field goal and an extra point for the Outstate All-Star Team, which beat the metro team 28-21.

10 years ago, June 24, 2010

Longtime Echo employee Mary Rush retires after 35 years with the company.

Pequot Lakes baseball player Jordan Severance is named team MVP after batting .417 on the season and leading the team with 20 RBIs.

- Compiled by Dan Determan, Staff Writer


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