Looking Back: Sept. 30, 2021

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

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40 years ago, Oct. 1, 1981

Crosslake conducts a mock disaster training situation to allow for area emergency services to prepare for the worst.

Ad: Steak sandwich special at Bar Harbor Supper Club - $3.95.

30 years ago, Oct. 3, 1991

The Pequot Lakes Area Lions Club launches the Silent Samaritan program, which looked for anonymous donors to provide assistance to those in need.


The Stimacs were featured for having harvested wild rice for more than 30 years.

20 years ago, Oct. 4, 2001

After the Sept. 11 attacks, tourists become less likely to fly to the area for conferences at local resorts. Tourism by individuals within the state or in neighboring states has increased, however.

10 years ago, Sept. 29, 2011

Construction is set to begin on Eagle View Elementary School renovations.

Katie Brine-Doyle and Mike Ryan of Pequot Lakes both finished first at the Pillager Cross-Country Invitational at Madden’s Resort.

- 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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