Looking Back: Oct. 10, 2019


40 years ago, Oct. 11, 1979

Advertisement: Sam’s Meat Market (Crosslake) beef sale: Beef ribs - $1.99 per pound. Lean ground beef - $1.39 per pound.

The Pequot Lakes volleyball team gets the better of Pine River, beating them with scores of 18-11 and 18-13.

30 years ago, Oct. 12, 1989

A recent study shows 11% of babies in Cass and Crow Wing County are born to mothers under the age of 19.


Crosslake breaks ground on a new post office, as the city council agrees to tear the old building down.

20 years ago, Oct. 14, 1999

The Pequot Lakes Police Department needs new record-keeping software, as the current program is not “Y2K compliant.”

In 1998, Crosslake had the highest market value in Crow Wing County, with a total value of $330,397,200.

10 years ago, Oct. 15, 2009

The Pequot Lakes speech team stars in the Haunted House at Zorbaz on Gull Lake, with proceeds benefiting the speech team.

The 10th-ranked Patriot football team wins its fifth straight game, beating Park Rapids 39-8.

- 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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