Looking Back: Oct. 8, 2021

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

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40 years ago, Oct. 8, 1981

Nancy Allen and Steve Engen are crowned Pequot Lakes homecoming king and queen.

The Whitefish Golf Course is currently under construction, expanding from nine holes to 18.

30 years ago, Oct. 10, 1991

Dania Spies, Sarah Kiel, Heather Schmidt, Christina Larson, Ginger Murrer, Angela Chapman and Tammy Jo Tulenchik will vie for the crown of Miss Pequot Lakes.


Pequot Lakes is one step closer to establishing an industrial park with the decision of the city council to buy 57 acres of land.

20 years ago, Oct. 11, 2001

The Pequot Lakes School Board votes to dissolve the girls hockey pairing with Crosby and Aitkin, at least for the 2001-02 season.

Deer coming into the city of Crosslake have become a problem, both for residents and the DNR.

10 years ago, Sept. 6, 2011

Running back Nolan Michaelson scores three touchdowns as the Patriots beat Perham 25-14 to move to 4-1 on the season.

Judy and Jack Wallschlaeger are honored as Volunteers of the Year at a statewide celebration for members of Minnesota Waters.

- 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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