Looking Back: Oct. 28, 2022
A look back in history from past issues of the Lake Country Echo weekly newspaper
50 years ago, Oct. 26, 1972
Roy Sycks, on a hunting trip with Lewis Johnson, shot a bear while duck hunting west of Backus. The estimated weight of the bear was roughly 380 pounds.
The Mud-Goose Wildlife Management Area produced a record crop of 151,000 pounds of wild rice.
40 years ago, Oct. 28, 1982
The Breezy Point City Council announces a 1983 budget expense of $189,808.
The Pine River volleyball team enters the postseason as the top seed in District 24.
25 years ago, Oct. 30, 1997
Nisswa native and professional wakeboarder Jake Huso finishes fifth in a world competition.
The Pequot Lakes football team loses to Mahnomen 34-32 in a triple-overtime “heartbreaker” to finish their season.
10 years ago, Oct. 25, 2012
Virg Lundberg of Pine River is named the Pequot Lakes/Breezy Point Lions Club “Lion of the Year.”
Freshman Haley Wiebolt is named the Pequot Lakes tennis team’s most valuable player.
- Compiled by Dan Determan, Staff Writer