Looking Back: May 25, 2022

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

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50 years ago, May 25, 1972

Patricia Dullum and Lowell Perkins are elected to the Pequot Lakes School Board.

Pine River student Linda Tulenchik is honored for not missing a single day in her 12 years of school.

40 years ago, May 27, 1982

A total of 90 runners crossed the finish line at the second annual Crosslake Dam Run.


The Pequot Lakes-Nisswa baseball team tops Motley 23-7.

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25 years ago, May 29, 1997

Pine River-Backus teacher Cora Hohnstadt is featured for her work in raising puppies to be guide dogs for the blind.

Pequot Lakes School teaching jobs appear to be in demand, as the district receives 222 applications for two open first-grade teaching positions.

10 years ago, May 24, 2012

Jeannette Watt is crowned Miss Pequot Lakes. Josephine Nistler is crowned Princess and Kimberly Jessen is named Miss Congeniality.

Sue Sergent is hired as principal of Pequot Lakes Middle School.

- 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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