Looking Back: Sept. 7, 2022

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

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50 years ago, Sept. 7, 1972

The Pequot Lakes marching band takes first place in Brainerd’s Labor Day Parade.

Area blacksmith Richard Winkelman celebrates 29 years in the profession.

40 years ago, Sept. 10, 1982

Crow Wing County Board candidates Ted Dullum, Joel A. Grieshaber, Alvin H. Hauge, Bob Lorentzen, Howard D. Peterson and L.F. Pete Ranum participate in the Crosslake Chamber of Commerce “Meet the Candidates” forum.


Dan Kavanaugh, Mike Durham and Clayton Wanous are elected to the Pequot Lakes Chamber of Commerce Board.

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25 years ago, Sept. 11, 1997

The Lakes Area Medical Development Association announces a plan to bring a medical clinic to Crosslake.

The Pequot Lakes football team tops Pine River-Backus 18-7 on the Tigers’ home turf.

10 years ago, Sept. 6, 2012

KLKS Radio of Breezy Point goes off the air for good.

The Patriot football team opened the season by cruising past Staples-Motley 38-6.

- 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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