Looking Back: Sept. 29, 2022

Remember when ... take a look back in history from past issues of the Lake Country Echo weekly newspaper

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50 years ago, Sept. 28, 1972

More than 650 people gathered at the Morris Kuschel ranch near Pequot Lakes for the ninth annual Minnesota Cattleman’s Association Beef Tour.

The Pequot Lakes football team throttles Nevis 44-8.

40 years ago, Sept. 30, 1982

The Pequot Lakes City Council voted to sell the entire municipal liquor operation – both on- and off-sale.


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25 years ago, Oct. 2, 1997

Pequot Lakes graduate Jill Redebaugh, now playing volleyball for Gustavus Adolphus College, is named to the Sugar Loaf Classic All-Tournament Team.

The lakes area population booms to 75,000.

10 years ago, Sept. 27, 2012

Pequot Lakes siblings Caitie and Mike Ryan were second and third, respectively, at the Pillager Cross-Country Invitational.

Pequot Lakes alum Clayton Foster is named the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference men’s cross-country athlete of the week.

- 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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