Looking Back: May 18, 2022

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

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50 years ago, May 18, 1972

Ad: Don’s IGA Market in Pequot Lakes is now open.

Photo: Pequot Lakes senior Greg Norwood attends classes in the mornings and works afternoons at Thurlow’s Hardware as part of the school’s distributive education program.

40 years ago, May 20, 1982

Bikers from Crosslake raise money for the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation by biking at least 4.2 miles - riding more than 24 miles.


Photo: Miss Nisswa Rhonda Adcock celebrates the grand opening of the expanded Nisswa Inn.

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25 years ago, May 22, 1997

Pequot Lakes High School Principal Ed Larsen announces his retirement.

Pequot Lakes girls golfer Jackie Heslop earns all-conference honors.

10 years ago, May 17, 2012

Pequot Lakes students raise more than $20,000 at the Relay for Life.

The Patriot girls golf team finished second at the Mid-State meet, with Savannah Stone and Maggie Heggerston earning all-conference honors.

- 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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