Looking Back: Sept. 23, 2022

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

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50 years ago, Sept. 21, 1972

Uncle Willy of Hackensack was featured with an abandoned fawn he raised named Bambi, while a 21-year-old duck named Herman was featured with owner Fred Bousley.

Photo: Richard Carlson of Pine River mortars another block on the new bus garage and automotive division of the Heartland Vocational Center at the north end of the parking lot at Pequot Lakes School.

40 years ago, Sept. 22, 1982

The Echo reported an assault on Cass County Board candidate Margit Holm. Authorities believed the assault could be politically motivated. Holm had scratches and bruises on her arms and face.


Nisswa City Council was debating an off-site sign ordinance. One point of interest was a congested line of signs on Sportland Corner.

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25 years ago, Sept. 25, 1997

The Nisswa City Council appoints Fred Heidmann and David Anderholm to the planning and zoning commission.

Chuck Donnelly is appointed new mayor of Emily.

10 years ago, Sept. 20, 2012

Christian radio station WZFG 100.1 “The Pulse” hits the air on Sept. 4.

Pequot Lakes seniors Luke Fyle and Mariah Gudahl were crowned homecoming king and queen.

- 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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