Looking Back: May 6, 2021

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

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40 years ago, May 7, 1981

The Oasis Center in Pequot Lakes celebrates its grand opening.

Katie Brine and Laurie Antolak finish first and second respectively in the 1,600-meter race at the Pequot Lakes Invitational.

30 years ago, May 9, 1991

Mission Fire Chief Dave Nieman receives the 1991 Minnesota Firefighter Community Service Award.


20 years ago, May 10, 2001

Area students help paint a colorful mural on the Pequot Lakes Post Office building. The mural is meant to greet Gov. Jesse Ventura as he arrives for the state fishing opener in Breezy Point.

10 years ago, May 5, 2011

Longtime Nisswa teacher and resorter Judy Lykins passed away at the age of 59 after a battle with breast cancer.

Derek Newland and Jessica Johnson are crowned Pequot Lakes High School prom king and queen.

- 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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