Looking Back: June 30, 2022

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

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50 years ago, June 29, 1972

In celebration of Independence Day, the Country Echo runs the Declaration of Independence in its entirety on the front page.

The Pequot Lakes-Nisswa baseball team beats Aitkin 10-4, with Gary Greenback hitting a home run.

40 years ago, July 1, 1982

Beverly’s Restaurant celebrates its grand opening in the Jack Pine Center.


“Pine River Pride” is the official slogan for the Spring Festival in Pine River.

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25 years ago, July 3, 1997

Three finalists are named in the Pequot Lakes High School principal search.

Reed’s Market in Crosslake celebrates 30 years in business.

10 years ago, June 28, 2012

Pequot Lakes’ annual Bean Hole Days celebration is featured on WCCO TV.

Lake Shore stock car driver Dan Ebert wins at North Central Speedway.

- 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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