Looking Back: Oct. 6, 2022

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

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50 years ago, Oct. 5, 1972

(Photo) The Pequot Lakes Board of Education honors Andy Andolshek and his wife, Alice, at a dinner. Andolshek was a longtime board member and candidate for state representative.

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40 years ago, Oct. 7, 1982

Sally Moberg and Dave Nelson are crowned Pequot Lakes homecoming queen and king.


Joe Dotty, owner of Edgewater Inne, presents Breezy Point Mayor Nic Anderson with a check for $2,000 for the construction of baseball and softball diamonds near city hall.

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25 years ago, Oct. 9, 1997

A $3.3 million plan to upgrade Crosslake streets and roads is soundly defeated at the voting booth. The final tally showed 500 votes against the plan, with only 186 in favor.

The Patriot tennis team wraps up the regular season with victories over Parkers Prairie, Staples-Motley and Crosby-Ironton.

10 years ago, Oct. 4, 2012

Lakes Latte closes its location at the corner of State Highway 371 and Main Street in Pequot Lakes, with the intention of relocating.

The Pequot Lakes boys and girls cross-country teams sweep first-place titles at the Deer River Invitational.

- 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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