Looking Back: Nov. 2, 2022
A look back in history from past issues of the Lake Country Echo weekly newspaper
50 years ago, Nov. 2, 1972
The Breezy Point Area Women’s Club is formed, meeting at the Breezy Point Village Hall.
Pine River High School announces its winter class offerings, including Shorthand II, Investment and Borrowing, Wave Motion Physics and various home economics classes.
40 years ago, Nov. 4, 1982
Fred Bieber is elected mayor of Crosslake.
The Pequot Lakes football team beats Northland Remer 28-6, breaking a 17-game losing streak.
25 years ago, Nov. 6, 1997
The Pequot Lakes boys cross-country team is named the Minnesota State Class A Academic Champions.
The Pine River-Backus volleyball team falls to Bertha-Hewitt in the section finals, finishing with a record of 24-4.
10 years ago, Nov. 1, 2012
The Pequot Lakes School District enters an alpine and Nordic ski co-op with Brainerd.
Jennifer Salvevold of Breezy Point won the Northern Trek category of the Minnesota Zoo Photo Contest. Her photo shows a grizzly bear shaking off as it comes out of the water.
- Compiled by Dan Determan, Staff Writer