Looking Back: Oct. 29, 2021

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

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40 years ago, Oct. 29, 1981

Adam Kurowskis, 2, is pictured with a 90-pound pumpkin.

Experiments are underway to see if energy can be extracted from wood biomass in Minnesota.

30 years ago, Oct. 31, 1991

Penalties and turnovers cost the Pequot Lakes football team, as they are eliminated by Hawley in the section playoffs.


Fears that cats and dogs will be used for satanic rituals and sacrifices has prompted a Crow Wing and Cass Humane Society group to restrict pet adoptions until after Halloween.

20 years ago, Nov. 1, 2001

The Patriot football team advances to the section title game with a thrilling 13-9 win over East Grand Forks.

Jan Streiff begins work as Pequot Lakes’ new community education director.

10 years ago, Oct. 27, 2011

John Poston is appointed to the Lake Shore City Council, filling a seat vacated by Lyle Kline.

Harold Kraus resigns from the Nisswa City Council, saying he didn’t agree with the direction the city was going.

- 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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