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Pages from the Past - May 22

75 years ago, May 27, 1938

From the Pine River Journal

(Advertisement) Grow cucumbers! Sure market with guarantee prices. Farmers wishing to raise cucumbers for our Pine River Factory this season, kindly call at Pickle Factory or at Hill’s Hardware at Pine River, to sign up for the acreage you can handle, and the seed.

50 years ago, May 22, 1964

From the Pine River Journal

(Headline) Junior high track team wins smashing victory in 5 school meet

25 years ago, May 25, 1989

From the Pine River Journal

(Headline) Asbestos scare prompts testing, clean-up

The Pine River school was transformed into a scene from Flash Gordon Saturday, May 20, as a team of specialists — some in protective “moon suits” — prepared the school for testing and cleanup of the potentially dangerous substance asbestos.

10 years ago, May 27, 2004

From the Pine River Journal

(Headline) Pine River Regional Airport to receive $750,000 for improvements, repairs over next several years

(Headline) Jenkins’ centennial celebration will be Aug. 28, 2004.