Looking Back: Oct. 3, 2019


40 years ago, Oct. 4, 1979

Non Woog and Dave Hermerding are named the Pequot Lakes homecoming queen and king.

Crosslake Lutheran Church breaks ground on a new Parish Hall on Sept. 17. The building will provide much-needed space for Sunday School classes.

30 years ago, Oct. 5, 1989

Arvig Telcom hosts a 70th birthday open house, as its recent $1.5 million expansion is already deemed too small for the growing firm.


The Tiger volleyball team improves to 8-4 on the season and 3-0 in the conference with wins over Sebeka and Pillager.

20 years ago, Oct. 7, 1999

Three land parcels totalling 50 acres - the future site of a motel, grocery store and professional building - are annexed by Pequot Lakes.

Crosslake landscaper Del Anderson invented and now sells the “Yukon Jack Bucket” skid-steer loader attachment.

10 years ago, Oct. 8, 2009

The Patriot football team stuns the fifth-ranked Perham Yellowjackets with a last-minute 35-32 victory.

Area legislators gathered on Oct. 2 to attend a Healthy Lakes Forum in an effort to maintain area lakes and waterways.

- Compiled by Dan Determan, Staff Writer


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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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