Looking Back: Sept 14, 2022

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

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50 years ago, Sept. 14, 1972

Ad: At last! You can take that hunting trip you’ve been waiting for. A fast growing Savings Account from Lakeland State Bank in Pequot Lakes can make all your dreams happen.

Pequot Lakes football smashes Hill City 46-0.

40 years ago, Sept. 16, 1982


Police Chief Don Snyder asked the Pequot Lakes City Council to consider establishing a curfew for children 16 and younger.

Pete Souba and Brian Olson were winners in the first annual Jack Sickels Memorial Shoot at the Lakeshore Road and Gun Club. Souba hit 97 of 100 targets for the Class A title, while Olson hit 95 of 100 for the Class B title.

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25 years ago, Sept. 18, 1997

Pequot Lakes 1997 Homecoming candidates – Queen: Kristina O’Neill, Angie Bowman, Jenna Re, Wendy Swenson and Jennie Baker. King: Jesse Edgerton, Dan Dow, Eli Loven, Adam Ruud and Hans Tweed.

10 years ago, Sept. 13, 2012

Pequot Lakes Kid Konnection students harvest roughly 200 pounds of green beans from the PTA’s “Kids That Grow” garden.

Pequot Lakes High School senior Cheyenne Syvertson is featured after completing Army Basic Training.

- 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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