Looking Back: May 20, 2021

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

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40 years ago, May 21, 1981

Sherri Skogland is valedictorian and Dave Blaeser salutatorian for the 1981 Pequot Lakes graduating class.

30 years ago, May 23, 1991

Gen. John Vessey is scheduled to be the guest speaker when the Pequot Lakes Post and Auxiliary 49 host the 6th District American Legion.

Luke Tulenchik and Randy Rager advance to the National USA Freestyle wrestling tournament after Tulenchik placed first and Rager third at state.


20 years ago, May 24, 2001

A Pequot Lakes School referendum was 85 votes short of passing. A total of 2,553 voters cast ballots in the election.

10 years ago, May 19, 2011

Eagle View Elementary School Principal Don Lenzen retires after 42 years in education.

Calvin and John Wallin are presented with a plaque by Pequot Lakes School Board chair Kim Bolz-Andolshek honoring the brothers’ more than 40 years of teaching firearm safety.

- 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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