Looking Back: June 8, 2022

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

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50 years ago, June 8, 1972

Photo: Joe Zwack and Jerry Wallin help members of the Pelican Lakes 4-H Club with a small engines project. Club members were Bobbie Banks, Joe Zwack Jr., Steven Kennedy, Steve Lundgren, Jim Maloney and Mark Kennedy.

Local horse riding enthusiasts form the “Echo Riders” saddle club.

40 years ago, June 10, 1982

The Crosslake Junior Girl Scout Troop No. 48 hosts its annual award banquet.


Bruce Perkins and Doug Nelson assume ownership of Crosslake Marine.

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25 years ago, June 12, 1997

Construction on a new American Legion baseball field behind the Crosslake Community Center nears completion.

More than 1,200 cyclists participate in the annual Tour of Lakes bike ride.

10 years ago, June 7, 2012

The Pequot Lakes track and field team has 11 state qualifiers: Nolan Michaelson, Isaac Allen, Travis Noska, Tyler Tappe, Brittny Bzdok, Mattie Lueck, Chloe Bermel, Nicole Traut, Vanessa Lane, Rachel Allen and Abby Palmer.

- 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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